Irritable bowel syndrome impacts between 25 and 45 million people in the U.S., causing symptoms including severe abdominal pain and altered bowel habits. A number of famous athletes, musicians and sports stars deal with the disease every day.
Ten celebrities with IBS:
Franklin Gutierrez. Former Seattle Mariners center fielder Franklin Gutierrez was diagnosed with IBS in 2011 after experiencing severe stomach pain.
Cam’ron. In 2006, rapper Cam’ron released “I.B.S.,” a song detailing his experience with IBS.
Cher. Singer Cher has had IBS for years and has managed symptoms by altering her diet and practicing yoga.