Mayo Clinic:Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the stomach and intestines, also called the gastrointestinal tract.
Symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both. IBS is a chronic condition that you’ll need to manage long term.Only a small number of people with IBS have severe symptoms.
Some people can control their symptoms by managing diet, lifestyle and stress. More-severe symptoms can be treated with medication and counseling.IBS doesn’t cause changes in bowel tissue or increase your risk of colorectal cancer.The tweet triggered a highly emotional debate and has, so far, received over 150K views and counting, with thousands of people liking, sharing, and commenting.Here’s some of what they’ve been saying…how dare you it’s june 1stThis felt personal..