|Title||Gynecological Aspects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome|
Over a decade ago, investigators noted that approximately half of the women attending a gynecology clinic had symptoms (e.g., abdominal pain, change in bowel pattern) compatible with a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Since that study, a number of other studies have demonstrated a higher prevalence of gynecologic disorders, such as pain associated with menstruation (dysmenorrhea) and premenstrual distress syndrome in women with IBS as compared to those without IBS.
|Author 1 First Name||Margaret M|
|Author 1 Last Name||Heitkemper|
|Author 2 First Name||Monica|
|Author 2 Last Name||Jarett|
|Author Designation||RN, PhD|
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