Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Healthcare professionals are often the first port of contact for IBS sufferers seeking help and advice on how to manage their condition - whether as their GP, pharmacist, dietician, nutritional therapist or other health care provider.

Having IBS can hugely affect a person’s life. Sufferers can feel it controls every aspect and they can no longer do the things that most people take for granted such as going to work, going for a spontaneous day trip or even taking a family holiday. Because doesn’t do damage to the digestive system the effect it has on people - both mentally and physically - is often overlooked.

Diagnosis usually involves a number of invasive tests to rule out other conditions such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and bowel cancer. When these tests come back clear a diagnosis of IBS is given and the patient is usually left to manage their condition alone.

But, sufferers are often crying out for support and understanding for their condition. There is no known cure for IBS, however Symprove is scientifically proven to reduce the life-affecting symptoms of pain, constipation and diarrhoea in IBS sufferers with moderate to severe symptoms.

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