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IBS

13 results found for: IBS

Cereal offenders

In the UK, 70 per cent of people with coeliac disease remain undiagnosed as the symptom overlap between the condition, irritable bowel syndrome and non-coeliac gluten sensitivity pose real diagnostic challenges

Lower gastrointestinal health

The gastrointestinal tract is suceptible to a variety of conditions, pharmacy teams can be on hand to support customers suffering.

Tummy talk

Coeliac disease and IBS often go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, leading to continuous discomfort and other issues. 

Burning questions

There are solutions to manage and prevent gut complaints, seeking advice early gives the best chance of successful treatment.

IBS: Spell it out

One-third of patients don’t believe healthcare professionals take irritable bowel syndrome seriously enough, so the need for better communication between care providers and sufferers is clear

Boost your microscopic squatters

Pre- and probiotics are a hot topic, but do they have a positive effect on the body or are their benefits more style over substance?

Tumultuous times

It’s important for pharmacy teams to ensure that their knowledge of bowel conditions is up to date and to know when to refer customers to a GP for advice.

Gut feeling

Stress and anxiety can play havoc on gut health, initiating the onset or worsening of digestive symptoms but pharmacy teams can help customers get back on their feet.

Bowel health

This team training module focuses on bowel health.

Living with IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome is debilitating, distressing and usually lifelong but pharmacy staff can help people with the condition manage their symptoms.

Hard to stomach

When are tummy troubles a sign of something more serious than indigestion?

A sensitive matter

Problems with digestion and the bowel are often ignored or overlooked, but early diagnosis can be crucial.

Migraine linked to IBS...

IBS, migraine and episodic tension type headache seem to share a pathophysiological and genetic basis



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