IBS in Women

Studies show that one out of every five Americans has IBS. 75 percent of them are women. Because there is no specific evidence on why more women suffer from IBS, researchers focus on a range of women’s health issues with a special emphasis on hormonal influence. Here are a few findings about IBS symptoms specifically found in women:
1. Pregnancy hormones can result in an improvement for many women who suffer from IBS. However, the menstrual cycle often makes IBS symptoms worse.  » Read more about: IBS in Women  »