IBS Explained; Tests Available; Lifestyle Change; Diet Alteration; Medical Treatment; IBS-friendly Menu; Practical Support; Emotional Help; Carrying on with Life.
Introduction. Chapter 1: What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Chapter 2: Understanding Your Digestive System. Chapter 3: Who Gets IBS? Chapter 4: What Causes IBS? Chapter 5: Name Your IBS. Chapter 6: Being Diagnosed. Chapter 7: Women and IBS. Chapter 8: Treating Your IBS. Chapter 9: Food and Nutrition. Chapter 10: IBS in the 21st Century. Chapter 11: The Brain and IBS. Chapter 12: Coping and Living with IBS. Chapter 13: Conclusion. Chapter 14: Frequently Asked Questions. Chapter 15: Case Studies. Help List. Book List.
Sarah Dawson is an experienced freelance journalist. She began her writing career at BUPA's Internal Communications department in London, followed by a job in broadcasting, then as a freelance staff journalist for IPC Media. Sarah has always been interested in health and alternative therapies and regularly visits spas and health resorts to review therapies and health treatments for magazines and websites. Sarah has suffered with mild to medium Irritable Bowel Syndrome since the age of 19 and after trying many different approaches from peppermint tea to anti-spasmodics, she has found that the most effective antidote for her IBS symptoms is stress management.
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