|Fit Bit: Exercise and IBS
No one wants a pain in the gut-and according to the September 23, 2005 issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
it seems that individuals who exercise are less likely to suffer from
the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gut pain than those
who don't. IBS, which tends to flare with stress, occurs in one in five Americans. While
diet and weight were also important predictors, exercise proved to be
the most important factor in reducing the incidence of IBS-related tummy troubles.