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Making sense of IBS : a physician answers your questions about irritable bowel syndrome

Lacy, Brian E. (author.).

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Prince Rupert Library 616.342 Lacy (Text) 33294002051613 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-09-09

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781421411156
  • ISBN: 1421411156
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "Drawing on his many years of experience treating people who have symptoms of IBS, Dr. Brian E. Lacy explains normal digestion, the causes of IBS, how IBS is diagnosed, and what to expect with treatment. He also explores special topics such as IBS in children and psychological, hypnotherapeutic, and psychiatric therapies. Important new information in the second edition includes: the roles of fiber, gluten, lactose, and fructose in the development and treatment of IBS; the use of probiotics and antibiotics to treat IBS; similarities and differences between IBS and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); the relationship between small intestine bacterial overgrowth and IBS; how to make the most of your visits to a gastroenterologist; lifestyle modifications that can improve symptoms of IBS"--
Subject: Irritable colon

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