Irritable Bowel Syndrome

About- Irritable bowel syndrome also called spastic colon, irritable colon, mucous colitis, and spastic colitis is a common disorder that affects the large intestine.
 
Symptoms-
  • Abdominal cramping or bloating
  • Abdominal pain
  • Changes in bowel habits
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Excess gas
  • Mucus in the stool
Causes-
The exact cause of IBS is not clear. The probable factors are
  • Abnormalities in the nerves in the digestive system
  • Diet
  • Genetic factors
  • Hormones
  • Inflammation in the intestines
  • Muscle contractions in the intestine
  • A severe infection like gastroenteritis
  • Stress
Specialist to visit
Gastroenterologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org

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