Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a long-term condition that affects your digestive system which causes pain or discomfort in your abdomen and a change in your bowel habits. About two in 10 people in the UK have IBS and women are twice as likely to get it as men. What many people don’t realize is that you can learn how to control IBS with your brain!
Symptoms can come and go; a person may not have any symptoms for months and may then have a sudden flare-up.
IBS can cause other symptoms too.