spastic colon


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spastic colon

[′spas·tik ′kō·lən]
(medicine)
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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as spastic colon, affects 35 million Americans.
Some people with IBS, also known as spastic colon, have spasms in the colon that affect bowel movements.
The author is convinced that some health problems, such as chronic fatigue, hypoglycemia, food allergies, spastic colon, and respiratory disorders, could be alleviated by eradicating parasites from the body.
IBS is also called functional bowel syndrome, irritable colon, spastic bowel and spastic colon.
This is irritable bowel syndrome, also known as spastic colon, mucus colitis, or nervous bowel.