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Prevalence of IBS-D

Although estimates vary, about 15 million adults in the U.S. may suffer from IBS-D. However, because IBS-D often goes under-recognized, under-diagnosed and untreated, the prevalence may be even greater. IBS-D generally impacts men and women equally, and occurs most often in people younger than age 55.

ABOUT 15 MILLION ADULTS
IN THE U.S.

MAY SUFFER FROM IBS-D

Impact of IBS-D

Sufferers with IBS-D may experience negative emotions, including:

Negative Emotions
55%

Approximately 55% of sufferers with symptoms of IBS-D often don’t seek care due to embarrassment and fear.

Based on a survey of 247 people with IBS-D:

46%

OF WOMEN RATED IBS-D AS EXTREMELY OR VERY BOTHERSOME

144 Days

IBS-D SUFFERERS WERE DISTURBED BY GI SYMPTOMS ON AVERAGE ABOUT 144 DAYS EACH YEAR

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