Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Habba Syndrome an IBS, How Are They Different

There are patients who are incorrectly diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) when in fact they actually suffer from Habba Syndrome. Some of the symptoms are similar but there are distinct differences between the two maladies

Habba Syndrome
-No Abdominal Pain
-Diahrrea always occurs after eating
-Improves with fasting

- Abdominal Pain and Cramping
- A combination of constipation and diahrrea
- Will not improve with fasting

What is Habba Syndrome?

Habba syndrome is chronic diarrhea caused by a dysfunctional gall bladder which produces an abnormal amount of bile.

Symptoms include
1. Chronic Diarrhea
2. A Dysfunctional Gall Bladder
3. Suffering from Diarrhea shortly after eating

Patients who suffer from Habba Syndrome have varying degrees of chronic diarrhea. Chronic Diarrhea would be described as have multiple bowel movements every day for at least 3 months. The persons diarrhea is typically described as frequent, loose bowel movements and typicallt watery in nature.