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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (7,546 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

cause% of members (num votes)
Stress
84% (650)
Anxiety
72% (548)
Grease
62% (597)
Overly-processed foods
61% (578)
Dairy / Lactose
55% (611)
Food sensitivities
62% (422)
Emotional Issues
58% (489)
Coffee
49% (586)
Eating out (restaurants)
50% (551)
Wheat
47% (589)
Genetics
46% (504)
Alcohol
44% (543)
Spicy foods
45% (488)
Overeating
44% (408)
Antiobiotics
37% (481)
Sugar
35% (560)
Low fiber diet
34% (553)
Carbonated Beverages
35% (485)
Premenstrual
33% (536)
Chocolate
30% (560)
Artificial Sweeteners
30% (475)
Hormones
26% (530)
Menstrual cycle (worse at certain times of)
32% (333)
Food allergies
27% (398)
Tomato sauce
24% (506)
Onion
24% (459)
Citric Acid
22% (505)
Peanuts
21% (543)
Corn products
21% (493)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
24% (367)
Casein (Dairy protein)
26% (300)
Insoluble fiber (bran cereal, whole grains)
36% (163)
Feta cheese
19% (543)
Fresh fruit
19% (453)
Garlic
18% (459)
Eggs
16% (546)
Fibromyalgia
18% (358)
Low enzyme production
20% (290)
Gluten intolerance
38% (105)
Parasites (dientamoeba fragiis)
14% (470)
Perimenopause
12% (517)
Salt
11% (545)
Green veggies
12% (431)
Cashews
11% (510)
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
28% (99)
Bacterial Dysbiosis
16% (191)
Canned coconut milk
10% (439)
Eating baked oatmeal
12% (272)
Genitecs
43% (47)
Drinking cold liquids
10% (279)
Post-gastrointestinal surgery
8% (391)
High FODMAP foods
33% (48)
High fructose corn syrup
28% (46)
Poor questions - too many items do NOT apply !
27% (49)
Soluble fiber (oats, beans, nuts)
26% (47)
Corticosteroids - Prednisone
9% (157)
Oats
22% (45)
Aging
22% (46)
Tortuous colon
7% (159)
celiac disease
8% (93)
post c-diff infection
9% (68)
Crohn's disease
6% (95)
Soda/Fizzy Drinks
21% (24)
Coconut Oil
4% (162)
Palm Kernel Oil
4% (165)
Palm Oil
4% (165)
chemo and radiation for colorectal cancer in 2009 and again in 20012
6% (70)
Substance abuse
6% (47)
school/university
25% (4)
Ankylosing Spondylitis - cobormidity
2% (47)
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (PoTS)
0% (33)

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