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Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms
Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Symptoms could include:

  • Pain is a general term that describes uncomfortable sensations in the body, ranging from annoying to debilitating. Pain stems from activation of the nervous system and is highly subjective.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Diarrhea is characterized by loose, watery stools or a frequent need to have a bowel movement. It usually lasts a few days and often disappears without any treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Flatulence is a medical term for releasing gas from the digestive system through the anus. It's also commonly known as farting, passing wind, or having gas. It occurs when gas collects inside the digestive system, and is a normal process.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat. It may also be known as a poor appetite or loss of appetite. A wide variety of conditions can cause your appetite to decrease, ranging from mental conditions to physical illnesses....
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bowel movements normally occur at approximately the same time each day. The feces (stool) itself should be soft enough that it can be passed without straining.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Abdominal distention, gaseous often results from overeating or from swallowing air, but can be a sign of a more serious medical condition, such as bowel obstruction. Eating certain foods such as legumes (beans) can cause abdominal distention due to intestinal gas.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
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    Source:HLCMS
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    Source:HLCMS
  • Motion sickness is a sensation of wooziness. It usually occurs when you're traveling by car, boat, plane, or train.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Lightheadedness is caused by a temporary decrease in blood to the brain. This sensation is usually fixed by lying down and allowing blood to flow to the brain.
    Source:HLCMS
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    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn more about anxiety with this overview of anxiety disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
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