Irritable Bowel Syndrome 
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Anorexia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Chronic Fatigue Share a Common Cause
Anorexia nervosa, chronic fatigue syndrome, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) might not be the typical threesome, but these three conditions do share a common origin.
The field of gastroenterology is as wide as the the amount of the body that it covers. Because of this there are certain challenges doctors face whether they treat the entire gastrointestinal system or just specific parts.
For patients dealing with a variety of conditions fecal microbiota transplantation may be the best option for treatment. Explaining the procedure to patients can sometimes be a delicate conversation for doctors with good results so far.
Migraine and tension headaches potentially share genetic links with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
An inaugural trial using “smart” pills that measured intestinal gases inside a patient’s body showed favorable results and revealed ways in which fiber affects the gut.
Controlling the levels of specific gut bacteria could be useful in preventing severe diarrhea, according to findings published in the journal Microbiome.
Peppermint oil is the latest irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) treatment recommended by gastrointestinal specialists.
Intestinal transplantation can be the last resort for patients suffering from intestinal failure or other difficult conditions. Finding ways to make the procedure more effective can help more patients return to a higher quality of life.
Patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can reduce their symptoms with the substance ebastine found in histamines used to treat hay fever.

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