Patient - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Organizations and Web Sites

These online resources provide quality information on Irritable Bowel Syndrome, including diagnosis and treatment, current research, news, IBS clinical trials, nutrition and medications, and more.

  • Institute for Functional Medicine
    www.functionalmedicine.org
    Although essentially for health practitioners, the web site also describes the functional medicine approach to health and illness and provides a searchable database of practitioners trained in functional medicine.

  • International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
    www.iffgd.org
    This nonprofit education and research foundation web site covers characteristics of the syndrome, treatment strategies, current articles (abstracts and some full text), and statistics. There is also summary information from the IFFGD Professional Symposium.

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome Association
    www.ibsassociation.org
    A nonprofit organization for people with IBS providing information on clinical trials, news, clinical tests and medications, and more.

  • IBS Page
    www.ibspage.com
    A substantial list of links to IBS websites including educational institutions, associations, testing information and more.

  • Healing Well.com
    www.healingwell.com/ibs/
    A community site for information and resources about IBS and other diseases, disorders, and chronic illnesses.