Welcome to THE IBS Network

The IBS Network is the national charity for Irritable Bowel Syndrome.  Our mission is to provide information, advice and support for people with IBS and those who care for them and to work alongside health care professionals to facilitate self care.

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What is IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS is the name doctors use to describe a collection of otherwise unexplained symptoms relating to a disturbance in the bowels.  These include abdominal pain, bloating, constipation and diarrhoea.  At any one time, IBS affects around 15% of people living in the UK. 

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Become a member

Here at the IBS Network, we know how devastating IBS can be for many of you and how confusing it can be to find the right treatment for you. The letters and emails you send us how much you need reliable advice and information. This is why we have created our fully comprehensive IBS Self Care Plan, which provides you with all the information you might possibly need about the nature, causes and management of IBS completely free of charge plus gut friendly recipes and information on the latest research and campaigns. You can also obtain ‘Relief’,our free enewsletter and access our on line forum.

For Healthcare Professionals

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