IBS Awareness Month: Diagnostic tips, treatment options, multidisciplinary care and more

April is IBS Awareness Month and highlights the importance of public awareness and health messages about the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
According to the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, IBS affects nearly 45 million people in the U.S. and 10% to 15% of the global population. Although common, many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms can be managed. Further, patients are often stigmatized and misunderstood, creating a significant impact on their quality of life.
While the exact pathogenesis of

April is IBS Awareness Month and highlights the importance of public awareness and health messages about the diagnosis, treatment and quality of life for patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
According to the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders, IBS affects nearly 45 million people in the U.S. and 10% to 15% of the global population. Although common, many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms can be managed. Further, patients are often stigmatized and misunderstood, creating a significant impact on their quality of life.
While the exact pathogenesis of