Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the medical term for abdominal pain and changes in bowel function that have no diagnosed cause. IBS can be disabling, and may be caused by an underlying digestive disease. At Mayo Clinic, the goal is to find a cause for your symptoms so that they can be managed.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked high performing for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report.
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As a 14-year-old, Ann Strom understandably had knots in her stomach about starting her freshman year of high school. These knots, however, did not go away. Following several weeks of abdominal pain, Strom and her parents began to suspect that ...