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Risk Factors for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Risk factors for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Currently it is not known what exactly causes IBS, but scientist think that the following factors may play a part in triggering this condition:


There is much disagreement and division in the medical community about the exact cause of IBS, as some of the theories of the cause of IBS above have yet to be proven (especially the redundant colon theory).


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  Last reviewed: 28 September 2008 || Last updated: 2 February 2009


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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