What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Understanding IBS Causes and Triggers

Parents often ask “what caused my kid’s IBS? They didn’t use to have this? And why did it take so long for doctors to figure it out?


Understanding the causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome is complicated. We don’t really know the exact reason why some people get IBS flare-ups. And getting to an IBS diagnosis is a long journey. Many patients have had blood tests, invasive scopes, and tried lots of different medications…. Just to be told in the end that there is nothing wrong with them!