Shift workers report IBS symptoms, AJG study shows

03/3/2010 | Reuters

Workers with rotating shift schedules report bowel habits similar to those of people who have irritable bowel syndrome, according to a study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology. The study of 399 nurses found 48% on rotating shifts reported symptoms of IBS, along with 40% of those working straight nights and 31% of those working days.

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