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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common digestive condition, affecting about 11 percent of the population worldwide. IBS is a chronic, relapsing condition characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea and/or constipation, and a high degree of inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. Sometimes IBS sufferers
The causes of IBS are unclear, and medications often do not improve pain and bloating. However, the symptoms of IBS can most often be successfully resolved with a Nutritarian diet rich in fiber, soluble fiber in particular, plus a probiotic supplement and exercise.