IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome

As many as 1.4 million people in the United States suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD); a state of intestinal inflammation so severe that the disease interferes with their nutritional status and their ability to absorb nutrients in the intestinal tract.

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that leads to abdominal pain and cramping, changes in bowel movements, and other symptoms (a gurgling and growling stomach and a ridiculous amount of gas!). IBS is not the same as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), ...

I suffer from IBS

Hi. My name is Ken and I started this site because I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS in October 2005.

It seemed funny cause I used to poke fun at this girl I knew who had told me before about IBS. She was a very cute girl and very feminine and girly like but she would have to go to the bathroom often and sometimes would let out a little fart every now and then.

Is This You After You Eat?

The effects of IBS can be felt within minutes. Sometimes it is just the noise of your miserably unhappy stomach. The worst part of it though, is the pain. IBS can cause terribly strong pains and cramps in your stomach.


Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder, meaning it is a problem caused by changes in how the GI tract works. People with a functional GI disorder have frequent symptoms, but the GI tract does not become damaged. IBS is not a disease; it is a group of symptoms that occur together.

IBS is diagnosed when a person has abdominal pain or discomfort at least three times per month for the last 3 months without other disease or injury that could explain the pain.