Welcome to THE IBS Network
The IBS Network is the national charity supporting people living with 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.
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 10-20% of people living in the UK.