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2022 Apr 08

J Gastroenterol Hepatol

Vitamin D Supplementation for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.


Chong R I H, Yaow C Y L, Loh C Y L, Teoh S E, Masuda Y, Ng W K, Lim Y L, Ng Q X
J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 Apr 08.
PMID: 35396764.


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a prevalent and complex gastrointestinal disorder characterized by chronic abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. Observational studies have suggested a relationship between serum Vitamin D levels and IBS symptoms. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to investigate the clinical effects of Vitamin D supplementation on IBS symptom severity and quality of life measures.