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Symptoms of IBS: Diarrhea

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As you might suspect, diarrhea indicates that too much water is being retained (and therefore is not being absorbed) in the digestive tract.  Diarrhea is one of the most common symptoms of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Treatment for IBS is usually focused on stopping this symptom, rather than finding and treating the condition that is […]

Dr. Stephen Wangen Discusses Study on IBS and Erectile Dysfunction

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I rather like this study because it ties together two seemingly unrelated issues, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and erectile dysfunction (ED). Although I’m a specialist in digestive problems, I frequently have patients who also have other problems. These range from headaches and sinusitis to eczema and joint pain, and everything in between. The common thread […]

Can Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Cause Anemia?

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Many of our patients who have digestive problems are also anemic due to low iron or low vitamin B12 levels.  And anemia causes fatigue, so keep that in mind. Being anemic and having Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS) is not unusual and there is a logical reason for it. First we’ll discuss anemia and then how […]

Food Allergies and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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Most people with IBS are suffering at least in part because of an allergic reaction to one or more foods. This often surprises people, who don’t believe that they have allergies. This is because they have friends whose allergy symptoms are different, or they think that food allergies result in hives, a rash, or some […]