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Search results for: "irritable bowel syndrome"

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Trusted information on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) including what it is, who gets it, treatment, changes to diet, plus links to trusted resources.

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Gastrointestinal illnesses

Trusted information about gastrointestinal illnesses, such as diarrhoea, vomiting, gastroenteritis, constipation, IBS, coeliac disease and more. Learn about their causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis diagnosis

Information on how Chron's diseases and colitis is diagnosed and links to trusted resources.

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Coeliac disease symptoms

Information on coeliac disease signs and symptoms and links to trusted resources.

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Fibromyalgia

Trusted information on fibromyalgia, including common symptoms, related conditions, causes, and how it's diagnosed and treated.

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What causes abdominal pain?

Trusted information on the causes of sudden severe abdominal pain and long-term recurring abdominal pain, and links to trusted resources

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Diverticular disease - diverticulitis and diverticulosis

Diverticular disease is a condition where small bulges or pockets form in the wall of the large intestine. Find more about diverticular disease symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Ovarian cancer symptoms

Information on how to recognise Ovarian cancer signs and symptoms, plus links to trusted resources.

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Constipation

Constipation means having difficulty passing stools (poo). It is very common, affecting babies, children and adults. Learn what you can do to help prevent and treat constipation.

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What causes diarrhoea?

Trusted information on the causes of short term and chronic diarrhoea (diarrhea in American English), and links to trusted resources

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Flatulence

Flatulence is the passing of air or gas from the intestine and through the anus, often accompanied by a sound and smell.

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