Traditional Chinese Medicine Offers New Option for IBS Patients
source：Tiejun Tang 2023-04-20
Today, April 19th, is World IBS Day. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gastrointestinal disorder that causes chronic abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. According to a pooled prevalence analysis of 53 studies that used Rome III criteria from 38 countries and involved 395,385 participants, the prevalence of IBS was 9.2%, with a higher prevalence in women than in men (12.0% vs. 8.6%) .