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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Overview of IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an intestinal disorder that causes crampy pain, gassiness, bloating and changes in bowel habits. Because an organic cause has not been found, IBS often has been thought to be caused by emotional conflict or stress. While stress may worsen IBS symptoms, research suggests that other factors also are important.

Read more​ information about IBS symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.​​

IBS Treatment

If you're experiencing symptoms of IBS, Baylor Scott & White Health offers personalized, comprehensive and compassionate digestive care, with the experience, expertise and technology you can trust.

Treatment plans for patients will be determined by their care team based on age, medical history, type of irritable bowel syndrome and personal preferences. Options may include:​

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