IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS/COLITIS)
The “bowel” is a name for the entire digestive tract, from the mouth to the end of the intestines. After we chew our food, swallow the stuff into our stomachs, the next part of the digestive system is the intestines. There is both a small and large intestine, the small being about twenty feet long and all bunched up in the middle of our abdomen. The large intestine (colon) is about five feet long and is shaped like the Hebrew letter ches.
So what exactly is an irritable