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Is THIS what causes IBS? Food poisoning can trigger an ‘allergy’ – and antihistamines can stop pain 

Scientists say they believe they have discovered the mechanism behind what causes irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).In a new study, researchers discovered that stomach infections such as food poisoning that trigger cells that release a compound called histamine.Histamine, in turn, can lead to an 'allergy' that causes digestive intolerance and increases abdominal pain. The team, from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, in Belgium, says the findings suggest that treating IBS patients with common allergy medications called antihistamines may be able to relieve their symptoms.  A new study from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, in Belgium, found that IBS...
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