Who Is Affected by Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Reference Irritable bowel syndrome Opens New Window (IBS) is one of the most common intestinal disorders, affecting about 7 to 10 out of 100 people in the world.Reference 1 But most people who have IBS don't see a doctor for their symptoms.
IBS is twice as common in women as in men.Reference 1
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: April 26, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Arvydas D. Vanagunas, MD - Gastroenterology