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Everyone has an upset stomach from time to time.
You probably know the sort of thing I mean – sometimes you’ve got gas
and at other times you feel queasy or nauseous. There may be times
when you can’t seem to go to the toilet for days, constipated as can be,
but there are other days when diarrhea strikes and you can’t stop
Although we all know that there are some foods or drinks that might
prompt our digestive system to react in a certain way – a big meal of
very spicy food sends many people scurrying to the bathroom for
example – the only really predictable thing about our digestive system
is its unpredictability.
However, because for most of us our digestive system acts the way we
expect it to most of the time, we don’t really give a great deal of
thought to what our colon and gastrointestinal system is doing unless it
This is not the case for everyone however. A surprisingly high number –
some reports suggest that it could be as many as one in five US citizens
– suffers from a chronic condition called Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
and for these people, what their digestive system is doing can often
dictate what they do too.