IBS is more common in women than in men, by a ratio of 3 to 1. Women face special challenges in dealing with IBS, as it is linked with menstruation, hysterectomies, etc.

 

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Women (ACG)

Women and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (The UNC Center for Functional GI and )

IBS Symptoms in Women Learning what is known about IBS in women is your first step in making your way toward symptom relief. Find out what research has uncovered in terms of IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (National Digestive Diseases Information) Researchers have found that women with IBS may have more symptoms during their menstrual periods, suggesting that reproductive hormones can worsen

About Robert Hill

I founded IDEAS Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society, from my home base in Vancouver, British Columbia. Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society IDEAS is established to raise public awareness of intestinal diseases in order to help remove the stigmas associated with these illnesses. The programs of IDEAS help children, youth and young adults learn to live full lives, find acceptance and gain confidence.

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