20 Things People With IBS Want You to Know

Chances are you know someone with IBS, whether you’re aware of it or not. Here are 20 things people with this common (but rarely talked-about) disorder want you to know about living with IBS:

1. Yes, we know Irritable Bowel Syndrome is an unfortunate name.

No, we did not choose the name. Most of us would rather just call it IBS.

We know that people automatically think of “number two” when they hear the word “bowel,” so we choose not to put that image in their mind. We don’t feel like dealing with the snickers at the word “bowel” — plus IBS is just easier to say.\

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