People suffering from eating disorders (ED) often complain of digestive distress such as bloating, constipation and abdominal pain. In one study 98% of female ED patients met the criteria for at least one Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder (FGIDs). Out of those patients 52% of were diagnosed with IBS, 24% with constipation, 31% with abdominal bloating and … Continue reading Can IBS Contribute to Eating Disorders?
We often think that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) causes the same symptoms in everyone but this isn't true. IBS is categorized into 4 types: IBS-D (diarrhea predominant) IBS-C (constipation predominant) IBS-M (mixed diarrhea and constipation) IBS-U (unclassified; the symptoms cannot be categorized into one of the above three subtypes) Today we are going to focus on … Continue reading Low-FODMAP Diet Not Helping Constipation? Now What?