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Ibs could actually trigger preterm labor contractions?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Yes.

Irritable bowel syndrome can be associated with chronic stress, depression, dehydration and inflammation, all of which can cause preterm contractions and birth.
Psychotherapy and appropriate dietary advice may help prevent these dire pregnancy complications.

In brief: Yes.

Irritable bowel syndrome can be associated with chronic stress, depression, dehydration and inflammation, all of which can cause preterm contractions and birth.
Psychotherapy and appropriate dietary advice may help prevent these dire pregnancy complications.
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