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Women are often affected by irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a dysfunction in the colon, without any abnormality could be detected in the intestine. By the term "syndrome" refers to the simultaneous occurrence of several symptoms.

In patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, the colon responds to certain stimuli, such as more sensitive to concerns, for example, stress or food than normal. This leads to a range of chronic symptoms. These include primarily diarrhea or constipation, which usually occur after meals or in stressful situations.

For most IBS patients have an alternation between constipation and diarrhea occurs. Usually, however, outweigh either the diarrhea or constipation.

Today is already affected one in five of the irritable bowel syndrome, the majority of them are women. Irritable bowel syndrome can result in a substantial reduction of quality of life, depending on how pronounced are the symptoms.

During normal digestion occurs several times a day) within the intestine wavelike muscular contractions (peristalsis. This provides for the transport of intestinal contents through the digestive tract before it is excreted as stool.

There is an interplay of muscles, nerves and hormones, the producing peristalsis and thereby ensuring a normal digestion. In patients with irritable bowel this interaction is disrupted.

Posted in Renovations Post Date 05/07/2018


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