Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has information leaflets on irritable bowel syndrome and antispasmodic drugs.

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The IBS Network

An independent, self-help organisation run by people with IBS.

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IBS Research Appeal

Highly informative web site from the London-based charity based at the Central Middlesex Hospital, London. Includes information about Irritable Bowel Syndrome, its variants and symptoms, and information about diet, stress and other factors, and recent medicinal advances. Includes details of a book 'Understanding Your Irritable Bowel (New Revised Edition)' by Dr. David Silk, director of IBS Research at the Central Middlesex Hospital.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Factsheet from Core.

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Medicine Guide for Irritable bowel

Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines, conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

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More detailed medical information

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