Interesting article I came across this evening: Joint Hypermobility and Functional bowel disorders
Dr A Fikree and Professor Qasim Aziz
The clinical problem: Functional bowel disorders are a group of gastrointestinal conditions which cause chronic abdominal symptoms but where medical tests (e.g. x-rays, blood tests and endoscopy tests) are all normal. These disorders are very common and account for about 30% of referrals to hospital gastroenterologists. Full article is here.