The low FODMAP diet reduced symptoms in a patient with endometriosis and IBS

Erica Jankovich, Sasha Watkins

Abstract


Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and endometriosis are little researched co-morbidities. Symptoms overlap and the lack of a suitable biological marker or a non-invasive diagnostic test, in both cases, make diagnosis complex and confusing.1 IBS is a gastrointestinal condition diagnosed by the absence of organic disease and the presence of recurrent abdominal pain and alteration in bowel habit.2

Keywords


irritable bowel syndrome; IBS; FODMAP diet;

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