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About Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Pet Peeves and Annoyances
by Kathy Steinemann
How Many of These Things Bug Other Unlucky IBS Sufferers? IBS is difficult to cope with. Add a few thoughtless remarks or public places without bathroom facilities, and the difficulty increases.

Myths that IBS Patients Believe
by the IBS Self Help and Support Group
A diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome doesn't necessarily mean that we immediately understand all the ins and outs of the illness. We all have some ideas as to what IBS is, and some of them are just not accurate.

IBS Explained for People who do not have IBS
by A Member of IBS Self Help and Support Group
When my doctor informed me that I had IBS I thought all my problems were over. At last! There was an actual reason why I was experiencing all those miserable symptoms.

Family Relationships and Mind-Body Attributions: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
by Mary-Joan Gerson, and Charles Gerson, M.D., New York University and Mt. Sinai School of medicine
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal illness, characterized by potentially debilitating symptoms without pathologic findings, often associated with psychological conditions. Little is known about the psychosocial aspects of this condition on an international scale.

Probiotics Can Help Treat the Symptoms of IBS
by Lawrence Hoberman, M.D., San Antonio, Texas
Probiotics are in the news every week these day with research studies being published and news features on people who live better using them. Some have shown that there are possibilities of an anxiety-free future by taking probiotics. Those possibilities are becoming more like probabilities, based on the results of a University of Michigan study on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) published in Science Daily.

Alternative Treatment: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
by Elizabeth Lipski, PhD, CCN
The causes of IBS are multi-factoral and it is important to look for underlying causes of this illness rather than just accepting the diagnosis as an endpoint.

Understanding Functional Medicine
by Elizabeth Lipski, PhD, CCN
Functional medicine combines the ancient traditional health beliefs of primitive peoples with the bene ts of modern science.

The Application of Clinical Hypnotherapy with the Primary IBS Patient
by Michael Mahoney Clinical Hypnotherapist
A Comparative Analysis of Clinical Outcomes in the Refractive IBS Patient vs. the Newly Diagnosed

IBS in the Media

Everyday Health "Diagnosing and Managing IBS" (08/20/13) by Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Everyday Health "Managing IBS as a Family" (07/11/13) by Krisha McCoy

Maclean's "The brain-gut connection, Treatments usually prescribed for mental illness are now being used for physical pain" (11/17/08) by Cathy Gulli

Better Health&Living "Defeating IBS Naturally, New strategies help you get your life back" (11/01/08) by Kathy Canavan

Newhouse News Service "For Sufferers of GI Disorders, Holidays Are Anything But a Gas" (12/21/05) by Dru Sefton

Canadian Living Magazine "When Eating hurts: Irritable bowel syndrome makes eating an agony and daily life a misery for millions of Canadians." (02/04) by Alison Grafton

Today's Dietitian "IBS: Suffering in Silence" (02/03) by Krista Fuller

FDA Consumer Magazine "Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Poorly Understood Disorder" (July-August 2001) by Carol Lewis

Women's Health

Cybill Shepherd and the Irritable Bowel
by Sophie Lee, Founder of IBSTales.com


IBD: Crohns&Colitis

Ally's Tips
by Ally Bain
Tips provided from Ally Bain, a Chicago teen with Crohn's disease to learn how you can reach beyond the boundaries of the disease to live well - healthfully and happily.

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions about Crohn's Disease
by David T. Rubin M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Leading authority in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis is working to help people understand the disease and how to best manage it.

Understanding Research

Understanding Research Studies
by Kim Meyer, CCRC and Christine Dalton, PA-C - UNC Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders


 

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