20 out of 100 people suffer from IBS. Today’s episode is on irritable bowel syndrome which is one of the most common digestive disorders. We will look into the signs and symptoms of IBS and discuss on the management or treatment of Irritable bowel syndrome.
What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) ?
IBS is also known as spastic colon, irritable colon, mucous colitis, and spastic colitis.
It is one of the most common digestive tract disorder causing mild to moderate abdominal pain or discomfort associated with either loose stools or constipation. This means its of two types:
1. Diarrhoea Type – IBS-D
2. Constipation type – IBS-C
Remember IBS is different from IBD – which is inflammatory bowel disease like Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis. We will have a separate episode on that shortly.
IBS affects about 10 to 15% of the population and it is the most common disorder diagnosed by a gastroenterologists worldwide. IBS is a functional or motility disorder of the gastro intestinal tract, and there is no structural abnormality in IBS and all tests like endoscopy, xray, ultrasound, blood tests, stool tests are all normal in IBS.
What is the Cause for IBS?
As I told you, it’s a functional or motility disorder with no structural problems in the gastro intestinal tract or anywhere in the body. IBS is most common in the 20 to 40 year age group and more common in females.
The causes or the factors linked with IBS are – please watch video.
How do you diagnose and treat IBS?
Diagnosis is mainly based on symptoms: The symptoms vary in severity and duration from person to person and include – please watch video.
How to you Diagnose IBS?
This is is based on Romes criteria and also as I said earlier other structural or organic causes have to be ruled out with basic laboratory tests and colonoscopy or endoscopy, ultrasonography , etc.
Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome:
Unfortunately there is no permanent cure for IBS. However some diet and lifestyle changes can help you a lot. Medications can provide symptomatic relief specially if IBS is worse. Just follow some of these step I am gonna mention now – – please watch video.
Last resort is medications for ibs for symptomatic relief.
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