Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects up to 55 million Americans, mostly women. IBS causes are unknown. IBS symptoms include diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal cramps.
Online Conversations: Liquid Grids analyzed 275,000 highly relevant IBS social media posts over the past 3 months across Facebook, Twitter and the Blogosphere.
Facebook: This newest grid report by Liquid Grids finds that 55% are female with 66% aged 18-55.
Diagnosis vs. Symptoms: By applying disease persona analytics, Liquid Grids has determined the 35% discuss their symptoms and 49% mention the diagnosis of IBS.
Keywords Cloud: The most common terms associated with IBS were Constipation, Pain, Diet, Stress, Anxiety, and Depression.
Overall Sentiment: Approximately 55% of consumers discuss treatments like peppermint, herbal remedies, probiotics – but less than 2% mention specific pharmaceutical brands.