Everything You Need to Know About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Post-infective IBS is the name given to the condition suffered by a number of patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome who report that they had normal bowel habits prior to a bout of gastroenteritis, diarrhoea and/or vomiting. Post-infective IBS without concurrent anxiety, depression or neurotic… more
  • Intestinal dysbiosis is a term to describe an imbalance in the gut commensal (normally resident) microbiome. When the balance of the bacteria in the bowel is upset, usually by a diet too high in sugars and refined carbohydrates, the gut contents becomes more acidic. This encourages Streptococcus… more
  • A detailed clinical history is taken firstly to eliminate the possibility of inflammatory Bowel Disease such as Crohn's disease, Ulcerative colitis or diverticulitis. Second to determine when symptom started, what triggers episodes, the progression of the disorder, the severity and frequency as… more
  • Most children with ASD have Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS). It is a common gastrointestinal condition affecting up to 40% of the adult population (5-20% of men and 15-25% of women). The classic gastrointestinal symptoms of IBS are chronic or recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort associated changes… more
  • In June 2016, Rome IV, a comprehensive document that took 6 years to develop, was published to update the ROME III document published in 2006. It is the result of collaboration from 117 experts from 23 countries. Rome IV includes criteria for diagnosing all functional GI disorders. The New Rome IV… more