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Flares and IBS

Posted on February 19, 2018

Flares are a dreaded part of living with IBS. Identifying and avoiding the triggers of IBS flares becomes an important part of managing the condition and living as close to a normal life as possible.

On myIBSteam, the social network and online support group for those living with IBS members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Flares are one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about flares:

Here are conversations that have taken place about flares:


Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to myIBSteam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

A myIBSteam Member said:

I have no clue what triggers it. Its definitely not my life is pretty stress free. All I know is I just got over a 8 day attack and I'm worn out. Think… read more

edited, originally posted 18 days ago

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