Medical professionals have reported that up to 20% of the adult population suffer from painful abdominal cramps, often related with bloating, diarrhoea or constipation, without any identifiable physical cause.
This collection of unpleasant and painful symptoms has been given the name of Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS.
Although medical researchers are still unsure of the cause of this syndrome, it remains a serious condition in terms of the strongly negative impact it has on the quality of life of the sufferer. The unpredictable nature of the pains, diarrhoea and other symptoms can have a profoundly disturbing effect on the sufferer's private and professional life.
This section of the Buscopan® website examines the symptoms, potential causes and helpful treatments for this common health problem.