Expert Video - What are the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?

Dr. Shanti Eswaran, an expert on irritable bowel syndrome and the gut-brain connection, describes the symptoms of IBS that accompany pain or discomfort, and changes in bowel movement habits, such as bloating, gas, fatigue, mucus in bowel movements. She also discusses symptoms that happen in relation to eating, fasting, or consuming specific foods.

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