Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms, Triggers & Treatment
August 2, 2016•12 min
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that prevents food from moving through your intestines normally. The food may move through too slowly or too quickly. This causes bloating, increased gas, constipation or diarrhea. The cause of IBS is not known. Certain foods, stress, hormonal changes or medical conditions such as nerve damage, celiac disease or infectious diarrhea may trigger IBS symptoms.Listen in as Reggie Thomas, DO, gastroenterologist, discusses IBS.