IBS causes the bowel to be very sensitive. The
condition causes recurring pain or discomfort in the abdomen and often, the nerves and muscles do not work as they should.
Many people living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome find their symptoms to be an occaisional
nuisance, however for other people, the condition can seriously affect their quality of life. While IBS can develop at any
time, it often first occurs when people are in their twenties.
While there is no cure for irritable bowel syndrome, there
are certain treatments and lifestyle changes that can help manage symptoms.
is recognised by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as treating IBS successfully.