Irritable Bowel Syndrome: a Disorder of the Colon

Irritable bowel syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that affects the colon.Commonly, IBS causes cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation. It is a chronic condition that must be managed long term. Even though the symptoms are uncomfortable, IBS is not an inflammatory bowel disease. The condition doesn’t cause changes in bowel … Read more