Expert Video - What are the possible complications of IBS?

Shanti Eswaran, MD, an expert in functional gastrointestinal disorders, describes the possible complications of IBS. While IBS does not lead to irritable bowel disease (IBD) or colorectal cancer, complications of irritable bowel syndrome can affect your quality of life and keep you from living the way you want to. Dr. Eswaran discusses some other diseases that may accompany IBS.

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This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, Ardelyx, and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals.

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