IBS Research Appeal - a registered charity dedicated to funding and sponsoring research into the medical condition Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), its variants and symptoms, and advice to guide sufferers and practitioners in the management of the condition.

The site discusses diet, stress and other causes of irritable bowel, describes the variants: Spastic Colon Syndrome, Functional Diarrhoea and Primary Motility Disorder of the Midgut (Pain, Gas, Bloat Syndrome); and looks at recent medical advances.

IBS Research Appeal - a registered charity based at The Central Middlesex Hospital, London, England, is dedicated to funding and sponsoring research into the medical condition Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Top Five Pages

Diet and IBS - describes how many irritable bowel syndrome sufferers have  their attacks triggered by certain foods and drinks.  This page has subsections dealing with Healthy Eating, Fibre, Fluids and Windy Foods.

Foods that might help (and some that won't) - Results of a survey of irritable bowel syndrome sufferers enabled us to identify the top twenty foods that respondents found to be the most helpful - and the top twenty  foods that most provoked the symptoms of irritable bowel.

Drinks that might help - More results from the survey of irritable bowel syndrome sufferers, this time concentrating on the top twenty most helpful drinks, and the twenty most avoided.

Your Digestion - A detailed description of the digestive process, with reference to how the irritable bowel syndrome symptoms of constipation and /or  diarrhoea relate to the normal process.

Women and IBS - examines whether women are actually more prone to suffer the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.