Severe food avoidance, restriction reduces quality of life in IBS

Severe food avoidance, restriction reduces quality of life in IBS

Patients with irritable bowel syndrome who engaged in severe food avoidance and restriction experienced more severe IBS symptoms and a reduced quality of life, according to study results.“Food intake is an important trigger of GI symptoms in IBS and the presence of food-related GI symptoms are associated with more severe IBS symptoms and a reduced quality of life. However, the factors explaining these meal-related symptoms are still not clear,” Chloe Melchior, MD, PhD, Institute for Research and Innovation in Biomedicine at Normandy University, and colleagues wrote in ClinicalRead More

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