IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, is a chronic gastrointestinal disorder that mainly affects the large intestine. Sufferers of IBS may experience symptoms like diarrhea, bloating, cramping, constipation, gas, and general stomach pain. There are different types of IBS which revolve around the types of bowel movements that are experienced. These include IBS-C (constipation), IBS-D (diarrhea), and IBS-M/IBS-A (both constipation and diarrhea). Read our articles on IBS today to learn more about irritable bowel syndrome and how to manage it.