Don’t get squeamish. You’re going to take a poop pill one day soon, and it’s going to change your life.
Irritable bowel syndrome is one of those amorphous diseases of our modern times. Its potential causes involve the double whammy of diet and stress, and it’s hard to diagnose except by its symptoms, which can include bloating, abdominal pain, and diarrhea or constipation. More than 1 in 10 people in the U.S. suffer from it.