IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is becoming more and more prevalent with many new cases being diagnosed in Australia every year. The good news is that we can relieve the symptoms of IBS quickly and easily.
According to the Rome II committees and the Functional Brain Gut Research Group, IBS can be diagnosed based on at least 12 weeks, which need not be consecutive, of the preceding 12 months, there was abdominal discomfort or pain. These episodes should have at least two out of three of these features:
Relieved with defecation; and/or
Onset associated with a change in frequency of stool; and/or
Onset associated with a change in form (appearance) of stool.