What is irritable bowel syndrome

on chronic abdominal pain complains about one in three.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - is not the most well-known, but very common problem.The disease struck from 14 to 30% of people around the world, and among gastroenterological patients, this figure rises to 70%.

irritable bowel in fact very similar to the angry man: all it is not so, or a lot, or a little, the weather is bad, and so on ... From 14 to 30% of people worldwide suffer from this disease, and among gastroenterological patients thisthe figure rises to 70%.

The role of this body should not be underestimated: here comes the final absorption of nutrients, synthesis of peptide hormones that regulate the activities of digestive and other body systems.The intestine has been actively involved in immune processes.Apart from the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, bronchial mucosa is a source of immunoglobulins.The gut contains a large number of bacteria that support digestion.Conclusion: the intestines - a powerful body, and irritable bowel syndr

ome is a different form of functional disorders.It - polietiologic that is growing for many reasons, the disease, therefore, to put the correct diagnosis, the doctor must rule out a more serious disease.

What is it so annoying?

condition of intestinal microflora determines almost all bowel function in many ways - safety, endocrine synthesis of vitamins and others, therefore a violation of the microflora, or dysbiosis, has implications of varying severity.

other "triggering" factors "irritation" are a violation of the central and autonomic nervous systems, malabsorption, mental disorders, lack of roughage in the diet, emotional tension.More recently we began to pay attention to stress as the most significant trigger mechanism not only irritable bowel syndrome, but all functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.The vast majority of patients with irritable bowel syndrome diagnosed neurosis, neurotic development of personality or psychopathy.

How does it look?

As the name of the disease "syndrome (emphasis on the first word), irritable bowel," it becomes obvious that we are dealing with a combination of chronic and recurrent gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating and bowel movement violation.Classification disease, generally speaking, based on a preponderance of abdominal pain and flatulence or availability, or constipation or diarrhea.This is the most common symptoms (abdominal pain - 80-90% of the cases; diarrhea or constipation - about 75% of cases), which can be alternated and combined in the same patient.The symptoms must be persistent or recurrent for at least three months.The diagnosis must be differentiated depending on the presence in patients of constipation or diarrhea, in order to prevent infection or other serious pathology - the tumor, for example.

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