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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Posted by admin on Aug 25, 2011 in Health Conditions | 0 comments

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, causes a variety of unpleasant abdominal symptoms. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common gut condition and affects about one in ten people at some time. It is most common among people aged between 25 and 45 but can cause problems at any age. Women are more often affected than men. The symptoms of IBS include: Abdominal pain, bloating and wind Diarrhoea or constipation, or episodes of both Passing mucus when you open your bowels A feeling of incomplete emptying of the rectum Nausea and vomiting Depression, anxiety and stress Other possible...

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Chronic Illness

Posted by admin on Jul 28, 2011 in Health Conditions | 0 comments

Chronic Illness

At any one time in the UK, as many as 17.5 million adults may be living with a chronic disease. There are thousands of chronic conditions which affect people from mid-life onwards, including: Heart disease High blood pressure Arthritis Diabetes Depression Asthma Irritable bowel syndrome Although many of these diseases can be serious or even potentially fatal, modern medicine has meant that most people can control their condition with close supervision, medication, surgery and other treatments, living with it for decades. For more help and advice on chronic illness contact our team at...

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