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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an umbrella term for a collection of symptoms affecting the digestive system, particularly the colon. These may include alternating bouts of diarrhea and constipation, abdominal pain and bloating.


As long as massage does not worsen symptoms it may be administered.

Can be alleviated by:

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