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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: symptoms and diagnosis

Josep Just Timoneda
Digestive consultations, abdominal ultrasound scans, conventional colonoscopy, gastroscopy
Víctor Trejo Martínez
General medicine consultations and Emergency Department assistance
30 May 2023
1 Min
The expert's voice

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a chronic and benign functional digestive disorder, characterized by the presence of abdominal pain, bloating, and alterations or changes in intestinal rhythm (diarrhea or constipation). It is a very frequent pathology, which affects around 10-15% of the population in Spain and represents 25% of the consultations with the digestive doctor.

We solve your doubts about Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What symptoms does the colon cause when it is inflamed? What are the main causes? How is it treated? In the last #WebinarSaludCB, our specialists, Dr. Josep Just, gastroenterologist, and Dr. Víctor Trejo, internist, talked about how the diagnosis and treatment of this pathology has evolved, delving into the use of the most innovative techniques and minimally invasive that allow to considerably improve the quality of life of the people who suffer from it. You can see it again here.