Dr. Shayesteh: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

About 12 percent of people experience IBS

Dr. Shayesteh: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Maybe you’re struggling to lose weight and can’t seem to find the reason why. You could be suffering from IBS.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is caused by having a spastic colon and about 12 percent of people experience it.
When your colon is spastic, the muscle around it contracts and triggers most of the symptoms that patients experience. These symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, gas and diarrhea, among other, more dangerous symptoms.

How can you find out if you have IBS? What can it lead to?
Dr. Shayesteh join 33 WYTV Daybreak to discuss the severity of IBS as well as what may trigger it.

Click here for a complete list of nutrition segments with Dr. Shayesteh

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