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Care and Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Why Choose Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome at University of Colorado Hospital?

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University of Colorado Hospital is ranked among the nation’s top programs for treating digestive disorders, including Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

We offer patients access to the latest diagnostic breakthroughs and treatment options. We provide the largest range of specialty treatments in the Rocky Mountain region and are deeply involved in clinical research and product development, which keeps us at the cutting edge of endoscopic technology.

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

Up to one in five American adults has irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It is one of the most common disorders that doctors see, accounting for more than one out of every 10 patient visits.

Signs and symptoms of IBS disease are mild for most people. Unlike more serious intestinal diseases such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, IBS doesn't cause inflammation changes in bowel tissue or increase your risk of colorectal cancer.

Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome

In many cases, you can control irritable bowel syndrome by managing your diet, your lifestyle, and your stress levels, all of which can affect your digestive health.