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All About IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome, commonly called IBS, is a common disorder that affects the large intestine.

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Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of IBS vary but are usually present for a long time. The most common include:

Severe signs and symptoms include:

Causes of IBS

We don’t get know what causes IBS but there are two things to trigger it: Stress and food. Turns out many people have worse IBS symptoms when they eat or drink certain foods or beverages, including wheat, dairy products, citrus fruits, beans, cabbage, milk and carbonated drinks.

Prognosis

IBS tends to last a lifetime and the symptoms often come and go. Many patients may have long asymptomatic years between periods of severe symptoms. Irritable bowel syndrome does not shorten lifespan or lead to major life threatening complications in most patients.

Medical Marijuana and IBS

This disease cannot be cured but medical marijuana eases symptoms to give patients a better quality of life. MM helps ease the nausea and vomiting patients feel along with giving them back their appetite. Additionally:

Marijuana strains that help with associated stomach problems include:

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