Irritable Bowel Syndrome Month

April is IBS Month.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) affects approximately 1 in 5 people nationally. IBS can occur at any age but is most common between 20 and 60 years, symptoms usually start before 40.Females are affected more often than males.Symptoms may be worse around menstruation or at times of stress.

IBS Fact Sheet IBS Fact Sheet (106 KB)

IBS Blogs

IBS Awareness Month
Rafaella's IBS story
Amy's IBS story
IBS Campaign Wrap


Join our Facebook Q&A session from 12:30 - 1:30pm on Friday 28th April
Share your own story on social media
Follow the conversation on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels


Download this Infographic - IBS Myth Buster Infographic IBS Myth Buster Infographic (3628 KB)

Related Media

Health Professional Radio:
2UE Talking Lifestyle – Health & Wellbeing:
Muckraker website
Balance by Deborah Hutton - website


The educational grant received from Bayer in support of IBS awareness, is gratefully acknowledged.