Making Sense of IBS:

A Physician Answers Your Questions about Irritable Bowel Syndrome 2ed

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421411156

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
By:
Brian E. Lacy
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Format:
PAPERBACK
Pages:
392

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Description

Preface
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Part I: Irritable Bowel Syndrome: The Basics
1. Overview of IBS
2. What Is IBS?
3. Why Do I Have IBS?
4. How Common Is IBS?
5. What Is My Prognosis?
6. The Anatomy of Digestion
Part II: Diagnosing Irritable Bowel Syndrome
7. How Is IBS Diagnosed?
8. Diagnostic Tests and What They Mean
9. IBS and Other Medical Disorders
10. IBS and Diet
11. IBS and Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)
12. IBS versus IBD
Part III: Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome
13. Treatment Basics
14. Lifestyle Modifications
15. Diet Modifications
16. Treatment Options for IBS with Constipation
17. Treatment Options for IBS with Diarrhea
18. Medications for Abdominal Pain Associated with IBS
19. Treatments for Gas and Bloating
20. Probiotics and Antibiotics: Frequently Asked Questions
21. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
22. Psychological, Hypnotherapeutic, and PsychiatricTherapies
23. The Ingredients of an Effective Doctor's Appointment
Part IV: Other Issues
24. IBS and Children
25. What Does the Future Hold?
Appendix: About Clinical Trials and Scientific Research
Patient Resources
Glossary
References
Index

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