IBS awareness month this April gives an opportunity for people who are usually quiet about their IBS, to shed some light about what it is like to live with.

Tiredness, wind, headaches, bloating, nausea and loss of appetite… the effects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can be debilitating and exhausting. Forced to plan ahead for every meal and having to avoid certain foods can make socialising and dining out a real chore! IBS is more common than you’d think, with one in five people affected (2), and many more sufferers remaining undiagnosed. 

Tyra opened up about her IBS on her show in 2006, confessing that she is “very gassy” , which can lead to embarrassing situations! 

Other celebrities suffering from the condition are: