Irritable Bowel Syndrome Resource Guide

Browse listings of Irritable Bowel Syndrome research centers, non-profits, and other organizations below to find one in your area.


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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Resources & Organizations


American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastroenterological Association

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association


Health Canada

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association


Learn what Irritable Bowel Syndrome is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Causes
What causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms
What are the Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Prevention
How can you prevent Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Irritable Bowel Syndrome treatment options are available?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Doctors
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Do you need to contact a doctor about Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Select a location to find a specialist in your area.

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