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Conquering Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Conquering Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Paperback)

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Up to one in five people worldwide are troubled by typical IBS symptoms, and most have not seen a doctor about them. Many doctors don't know much about it and many dismiss IBS as being "in their head." The good news is that a quiet revolution is going on that looks promising.Cramps or pain in the stomach, feelings of bloating or even swelling up like a balloon, rushing to the toilet because of diarrhea, or not being able to go at all; these are some of the symptoms of the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Knowledge is power; those troubled with IBS need to take control by understanding the problem and its potential solutions. This book aims to help empower people who suffer with IBS as well as their families. What is IBS? Why do some people get the disease? What can be done about it now that truly works? Take control and read on.KEY FEATURESAuthoritatively written, current and concise from both physicians and sufferers of this diseasePresents a brief description of symptoms, concepts, pathophysiology, and risk factorsHighly illustratedA good pocket guide

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineGastroenterologyMedical & VeterinarySurgeryGastrointestinal & colorectal surgery Publisher: PMPH-USA Limited Publication Date: 30/08/2013 ISBN-13: 9781607951797  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr. Nicholas Talley is currently the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Health, and Professor of Medicine, at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He holds Adjunct Professorial appointments at Mayo Clinic, University of North Carolina, and the Karolinska Institute. He was formerly Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota and Jacksonville, Florida. He was also formally the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic Florida. He received his undergraduate and medical training at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Ph.D. at the University of Sydney and Masters of Medical Science (Clinical Epidemiology) at the University of Newcastle in Australia. He is a gastroenterologist with a special interest in neurogastroenterology including the treatment, pathophysiology and epidemiology of functional dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome. He is considered an international authority in the field. He has published very extensively (over 700 papers), is a member of the Rome Foundation Board (the authority in the classification of all the functional GI disorders), edits a major journal in the field (Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics), was formally the editor of the American Journal of Gastroenterology. He is the PI on an extensive portfolio of research, including until recently a large multicenter NIH-funded, randomized, controlled trial in functional dyspepsia (UO1), and on multiple National Health and Medical Research Council project grants.

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