Ask Well: What Is a Fecal Transplant, and Why Would I Want One?
Fecal transplant is used to treat gut infections and is now being studied as a treatment for obesity, urinary tract infections, irritable bowel syndrome and more. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICHARD KLASCO, M.D. Tags: Feces Transplants Digestive Tract Clostridium Difficile (Bacterium) Bowels Colon Bacteria Source Type: news

Scientists Say This Popular Bathroom Accessory Really Does Help You Poop Better
Using a bathroom stool could help your stool, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. Products like the Squatty Potty (which are known scientifically as “defecation postural modification devices,” or DPMDs) have in recent years gained a cult following for purportedly helping people relieve themselves in the most natural position: squatting. People can mimic a squat by simply placing their feet on a stool while using the toilet, raising their knees above their hips. Given their commercial success, curious scientists set out to see if DPMDs are actually good for you. &ldquo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Natural ways to prevent and avoid IBS
(Natural News) Irritable bowel syndrome, commonly known as IBS, affects millions of people around the world. This condition, which often manifests itself as abdominal pain, bloating, gas, constipation, and diarrhea, is becoming increasingly common due to the prevalence of unhealthy diet choices. Fortunately, most cases of IBS don’t require medical intervention and can be easily... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A painful lipid in irritable bowel syndrome
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Source: ScienceNOW - December 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Foley, J. F. Tags: twis Source Type: news

5-oxoETE triggers nociception in constipation-predominant irritable bowel syndrome through MAS-related G protein-coupled receptor D
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder that is characterized by chronic abdominal pain concurrent with altered bowel habit. Polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) metabolites are increased in abundance in IBS and are implicated in the alteration of sensation to mechanical stimuli, which is defined as visceral hypersensitivity. We sought to quantify PUFA metabolites in patients with IBS and evaluate their role in pain. Quantification of PUFA metabolites by mass spectrometry in colonic biopsies showed an increased abundance of 5-oxoeicosatetraenoic acid (5-oxoETE) only in biopsies taken from patients...
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - December 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Bautzova, T., Hockley, J. R. F., Perez-Berezo, T., Pujo, J., Tranter, M. M., Desormeaux, C., Barbaro, M. R., Basso, L., Le Faouder, P., Rolland, C., Malapert, P., Moqrich, A., Eutamene, H., Denadai-Souza, A., Vergnolle, N., Smith, E. S. J., Hughes, D. I., Tags: STKE Research Articles Source Type: news

Study: Physical exercise is a safe, natural, and effective way to remedy IBS symptoms
(Natural News) Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disease that has no known cause, albeit being very common. It causes pain or discomfort in the stomach and disrupts bowel habits, which are often troublesome for patients and affect their quality of life. While conventional drugs are available for treating IBS symptoms, most — if not... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY has devised a new test for IBS... listen to your tummy
According to studies, about 15 million Britons suffer digestive symptoms regularly, with one in five diagnosed with the most common gut disorder: irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupressure is an effective, natural method for treating constipation
(Natural News) Constipation is a common health issue that is characterized by painful or infrequent bowel movements, typically less than three times a week. It can sometimes be linked to many other underlying health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Constipation is often treated with the use of medications and laxatives, but these can... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypnosis could help irritable bowel syndrome symptoms
(Reuters Health) - Patients with irritable bowel syndrome may find that hypnotherapy helps them cope with their symptoms, a new study shows. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hypnotherapy Beats Education for Relief of IBS Symptoms
FRIDAY, Nov. 30, 2018 -- For patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), individual and group hypnotherapy are more effective than educational supportive therapy in relieving symptoms, according to a study published online Nov. 22 in The Lancet... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patents on pot? U.S. lawsuit puts cannabis claims to the test
In October, the U.S. government issued Axim Biotechnologies Inc a patent for a cannabis-based suppository to treat irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hypnotherapy can help manage IBS symptoms
Irritable bowel syndrome affects many people's quality of life. New research now suggests, however, that hypnotherapy sessions can help relieve symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Source Type: news

Hypnotherapy may help ease irritable bowel syndrome
Symptom relief may last for up to nine months, indicate clinical trial results Related items fromOnMedica Low FODMAP diet in IBS IBS – diagnosis and the role of faecal calprotectin Cognitive behaviour therapy for IBS may help patients cope better with symptoms (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 23, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between IBS and IBD?
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Another condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can cause similar symptoms to IBD. However, IBD and IBS are two different conditions with different causes and treatments. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology: Hypnotherapy could help relieve irritable bowel syndrome symptoms
(The Lancet) Peer-reviewed / Randomised Controlled Trial / PeopleGut-directed hypnotherapy delivered by psychologists appears as effective in group or individual sessions, potentially offering a new treatment option for irritable bowel syndrome in primary and secondary care (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New research questions role of gut parasite in intestinal diseases such as IBS
(University of Kent) New University of Kent-led research on the way a common gut parasite behaves could help lead to a better understanding of its role in the development of intestinal diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study: Children with IBS found to be deficient in vitamin D
(Natural News) As many as one in six children suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and its uncomfortable symptoms, including cramps, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. However, it appears that many children with IBS are also deficient in vitamin D. A study published in PLOS ONE revealed that more than 90 percent of children with IBS... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach pain and bloating: Could your bloated stomach be a sign of IBS? When to see a GP
STOMACH pain and bloating is usually caused by trapped wind, but a regular occurrence could be a sign of irritable bowel syndrome. Here ’s when to see a GP. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inflammation can lead to circadian sleep disorders
(Northwestern University) Inflammation, which is the root cause of autoimmune disorders including arthritis, type 1 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn's disease, has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, a new Northwestern Medicine study in mice found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Panel Oks Tegaserod for IBS-C in Women with Low CV Risk FDA Panel Oks Tegaserod for IBS-C in Women with Low CV Risk
The Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA recommended reintroducing tegaserod maleate for women with irritable bowel syndrome and low cardiovascular risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Antidepressants, Psychotherapy May Help Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome Antidepressants, Psychotherapy May Help Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome
People struggling with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) might feel better with antidepressants or psychotherapy, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Video: How irritable bowel syndrome affects you
Symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) range from occasional upset stomach to almost constant pain. Watch this video to learn how IBS can affect you. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antidepressants, psychotherapy may help ease irritable bowel syndrome
(Reuters Health) - People struggling with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) might feel better with antidepressants or psychotherapy, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ask Can Stress Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Can Stress Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask Foods Avoid Irritable Bowel Syndrome
What Foods Should Be Avoided with Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ardelyx Submits New Drug Application for U.S. Marketing Authorization of Tenapanor for IBS-C to U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Ardelyx, Inc. (Nasdaq : ARDX ), today announced the submission of its New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting U.S. marketing authoriz... Biopharmaceuticals, Gastroenterology Ardelyx, tenapanor, IBS-C, irritable bowel syndrome (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ask How Do You Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
How Do You Test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask First Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
What Are the First Signs of Irritable Bowel Syndrome? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: The diet changes to avoid ‘draining’ signs of IBS
STOMACH bloating may be caused by certain foods in your diet, which could cause tummy aches, pains or cramps. But making these changes to your weekly shopping list could lower your risk of bloating, as well as the “draining” symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes cramps without a period?
A variety of factors and underlying conditions can cause cramps outside of a person's regular period. These include irritable bowel syndrome, endometriosis, and pelvic inflammatory disease. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and their additional symptoms, as well as when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

Fecal Transplantation May Not Improve IBS Symptoms Fecal Transplantation May Not Improve IBS Symptoms
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) increases microbial diversity but does not improve symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to results from a placebo-controlled study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

It ’s Not Yet Clear How to Boost the Microbiome. But Diet Is the Best Bet
The gut microbiome—the billions of bacteria that live inside the human digestive tract—is the focus of some of today’s most exciting and compelling medical research. Studies have linked microbiome-related imbalances to health conditions ranging from depression and Parkinson’s disease to heart disease. Some researchers have even started referring to the microbiome as a “forgotten organ” because of the indispensable role it plays in human health. It’s fairly clear that the foods a person eats—or doesn’t eat—can affect the composition of his or her microbiome. Resear...
Source: TIME: Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

Severe Diarrhea Can Send IBS Patients Over the Edge
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 -- The agony of severe diarrhea can make some people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) wish they were dead. So claims a new survey that reveals the mental and physical fallout from the chronic disease. " IBS can be an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

IBS symptoms - why you should be eating more INSECTS to avoid stomach pain
IBS symptoms include bloating, diarrhoea, constipation and stomach pain. Patients could lower the risk of painful irritable bowel syndrome signs by adding these insects to their diet, scientists have claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for stomach pain: 30p a day capsules could relieve constipation
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some stomach pain conditions, including the symptoms of constipation, bloating and Irritable Bowel Syndrome . Adding these cheap capsules to your diet every day could lower the risk of the painful signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in 10 IBS with diarrhoea patients wish they were dead when their condition is bad
(SAGE) New research, published in the UEG Journal, assessed the burden associated with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea by surveying 513 patients and 679 healthcare professionals. A quarter of patients reported that IBS stops them from enjoying life and 11 percent agreed with the statement; 'when my IBS is bad, I wish I was dead'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Little Evidence Exclusion Diets Reduce IBS Symptoms Little Evidence Exclusion Diets Reduce IBS Symptoms
There is too little data to recommend a gluten-free diet (GFD) for reducing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

IBS symptoms: This change in your faeces could indicate the painful condition
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome symptoms could be triggered by diet, eating too quickly or too slowly, stress or having oversensitive gut nerves. When the condition appears, IBS causes discomfort and pain to sufferers. Watch out for this change in your toilet which could indicate the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irritable bowel syndrome symptoms: This change in your faeces could indicate the condition
IRRITABLE bowel syndrome symptoms could be triggered by diet, eating too quickly or too slowly, stress or having oversensitive gut nerves. When the condition appears, IBS causes discomfort and pain to sufferers. Watch out for this change in your toilet which could indicate the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to relieve bloating fast: Cooking with this oil can help achieve a flatter stomach
HOW TO relieve bloating fast: stomach bloating is often caused by certain foods, such as fizzy drinks, but it can also be a symptom of common digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome . A specific diet has been found to help with this, and health experts recommend using particular oils when cooking if you want to achieve a flatter stomach. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer symptoms: Five common warning signs you might have the condition
OVARIAN cancer symptoms and signs can be mis-diagnosed as signals of a less serious condition, such as irritable bowel syndrome and pre-menstrual syndrome. Watch out for these five warning signs of the cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Problems Associated With Irritable Bowel Syndrome Health Problems Associated With Irritable Bowel Syndrome
What other health issues are typically associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? When are they typically diagnosed relative to IBS?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Review of Treatment Options Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Review of Treatment Options
This article summarizes the latest in nonpharmacologic treatment options and drug therapy for irritable bowel syndrome. What should be the initial approach to management?U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Vitamin D eases mind AND body: Study finds a daily dose can relieve symptoms of IBS and accompanying anxiety
(Natural News) Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common, chronic disorder of the large intestine that affects 10 to 15 percent of the world’s population. Currently, there is no known cure for IBS, so treatments usually focus on relieving the symptoms. Managing this condition typically entails studying one’s dietary habits, taking over-the-counter medication, and reducing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean if you have a high C-reactive protein?
Doctors can use a C-reactive protein (CRP) test to check the levels of this protein. Many conditions can elevate CRP levels, including rheumatic arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome. Symptoms of high CRP levels include chills and pain. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about the CRP test here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Devices / Diagnostics Source Type: news

Early source of irritable bowel syndrome discovered
(Michigan State University) Michigan State University scientists have identified an early cause of intestinal inflammation, one of the first stages of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, which afflict around 11 percent of the world's population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tegaserod (Zelnorm)...New Drug for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Title: Tegaserod (Zelnorm)...New Drug for Irritable Bowel SyndromeCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 10/14/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 13, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news