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I have chronic ibs w/ diarrhea and recently I found out I have many food allergies are they both connected ?

By Anonymous July 9, 2017 - 6:38pm
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Food allergies and genes that raise your odds of getting allergic diseases might play roles in some people's irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), two new studies suggest.

Allergic asthma, rhinitis, and eczema go hand-in-hand with diarrhea and bad digestive reactions to food in certain people with IBS, researchers say.

Those with IBS associated with allergies were more likely to have diarrhea as their main problem

If you would like to read the full article, here is the link.
"Food Allergies Tied to Irritable Bowel Syndrome?"


July 10, 2017 - 6:16am
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