Nearly everyone experiences unwanted digestive symptoms now and again. Sometimes these symptoms may be minor, othertimes they may be very disruptive.

A number of symptoms that occur together may characterize irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or another functional GI disorder.

Whether or not digestive symptoms arise from a functional GI disorders, there may be ways to help relieve bothersome digestive symptoms.

Learn more about several common digestive symptoms here:

 For more information on the symptoms of a specific disorder, explore our family of websites:



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Advocates are people who speak out about something they believe in on behalf of themselves and/or others.

Here are the experiences of people living with the challenges imposed by functional GI disorders. Through IFFGD they have put their hopes for change into action.

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