Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Causes of IBS
Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a chronic disorder where the intestines don't work normally. The exact cause of IBS is unknown. Although, it can be caused by genetics which is rare, or more commonly it is caused by your diet.
The biggest thing you can do if you have IBS is change your diet. There are many over-the-counter or prescription laxatives or other medications that help.
Interrelationships with other body systems
IBS can be related to causing stress, colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and others. There is no real proof to some of these but it has been to known happen.
IBS can sometimes be related to stress, so to prevent this you can do things like counseling, relaxing, or certain exercises that can help.