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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • By: James S. Yeh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders encountered in a clinic. It is a bowel disorder lacking any detectable structural abnormalities in which abdominal discomfort or pain is associated with defecation or a change ...

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