Stomach bloating: Five things that could be triggering IBS

STOMACH bloating is often caused by eating certain food or drink or eating too much, but in some cases, it can be the sign of a condition known as irritable bowel syndrome . There are a number of unexpected things which could be triggering this gut condition.
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(University of Oklahoma) An OU College of Medicine researcher is moving closer to understanding why women with irritable bowel syndrome appear to have more severe abdominal pain than men when they're under stress and the National Institutes of Health recently validated the promise of her work with a $1.3 million grant.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Authors: Catanzaro R, Sciuto M, Singh B, Pathak S, Marotta F Abstract BACKGROUND: Nowadays Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Lactose Intolerance (LI) are two very frequent diseases. IBS is a functional disorder, while LI is caused by the inability to digest lactose. LI is often incorrectly diagnosed as IBS. The aim of our study is to identify LI patients among IBS patients, so as to set up a correct therapy. METHODS: We enrolled 259 patients with IBS and we compared them to a control group of 108 patients. All patients underwent H2 Breath-Test (HBT) and two questionnaires regarding the symptoms associated with...
Source: Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol Source Type: research
und G Abstract Many diseases, including caries, chronic inflammatory diseases, diabetes, and obesity, are associated with uncontrolled sugar consumption. Artificial sweeteners are commonly used in food and pharmaceutical industries as sugar substitutes for the prevention of several dental and body diseases; they also have a favorable impact on body weight as they may help to restrict simple sugar consumption. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that is commonly used as a sweetener. It can be found naturally or artificially prepared mainly from plant materials chemically or by fermentation of hemicelluloses from agricultura...
Source: Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology - Category: Microbiology Authors: Tags: Appl Microbiol Biotechnol Source Type: research
Functional dyspepsia (FD), belching disorders (BD) and functional heartburn (FH) are the three most common upper functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) in IBS patients. FD is known to exert deleterious e...
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Conclusion: Electroacupuncture alleviates IBS visceral hypersensitivity by inhibiting the activation of astrocytes in the MT and ACC. PMID: 32617101 [PubMed]
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
ConclusionsAnti-IBS syrup significantly reduced the severity of IBS symptoms compared to placebo. However, there was a need for further investigation regarding the anxiety and depression scores. (Registration No. IRCT2017061034446N1).
Source: Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: The prevalence and risk factors of migraine headache in Arab countries are comparable to reports from western countries. Longitudinal studies are still needed to investigate the prognosis and predictors of chronicity in the arab countries. PMID: 32607079 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Scientific World Journal - Category: Science Tags: ScientificWorldJournal Source Type: research
Condition:   Non-erosive Reflux Disease/Diarrheal Irritable Bowel Syndrome Interventions:   Drug: tong-jiang granules;   Drug: Chang 'an II Recipe;   Drug: The placebo of tong-jiang granules;   Drug: The placebo of Chang 'an II Recipe Sponsor:   Xiyuan Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIM: We aimed to examine the frequency of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) among pediatric patients with epilepsy and the association of FGIDs with epilepsy characteristics. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Patients with epilepsy aged between 4 and 18 years old were enrolled. Age- and sex-matched healthy children were taken as the control group. Children with cerebral palsy, history of abdominal surgery, gastrointestinal disorders, medication affecting gastrointestinal system motility, recent gastrointestinal infection, and those on the ketogenic diet were excluded from the study. ...
Source: Epilepsy and Behaviour - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Epilepsy Behav Source Type: research
Source: Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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