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I was diagnosed with an irritable bowel syndrome, had taken medicines.is dat life threatening?what wud be the best food for me to eat for ibs.thanks!

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Rome 3 criteria: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a non-critical condition w/ abdominal discomfort, altered/ alternating stool pattern, accompanying nausea, bloating, gassiness. Often improved by stooling, ibs is defined by changes in perception of gut distension, motility, sensation. Diet (keep a food diary) & emotional stress may be a factor but first rule out inflammation, ischemia, infection, malabsorption.

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