S01:E41 - Managing Intestinal Disorders
7 min
NR
If you or someone you love is one of 40-million people in the U.S. suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), you will want to tune in for this informative health segment featuring interviews with Board Certified Gastroenterologist and Expert in Functional Bowel Disease Christine Frissora, MD and Medical Scientist Victoria Jaison, PhD. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complex and commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal (GI) disorder characterized by recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort associated with altered bowel habits that negatively affect patients daily activities and quality of life. Symptoms may include abnormal stool form or frequency, defecation straining, bloating, urgency, feelings of incomplete bowel movement, and passing mucus. Population-based studies indicate that the worldwide prevalence of IBS is approximately 10% to 20%. While the cause of IBS is still largely unknown, a variety of factors have been considered to play a role, including genetics, diet, infections, psychosocial factors,

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