7 sneaky things that trigger IBS symptoms
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According to a 2016 study conducted by the University of Rijeka in Croatia, “depression is an important element in the vicious cycle experienced by IBS patients”. As with anxiety, IBS and depression feed each other: Depression can trigger symptoms of IBS, which can exacerbate the low moods that characterise depression.
The fix: Dedicated relaxation time and a mood-friendly diet can help alleviate symptoms of depression.