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The Resource Making sense of IBS : a physician answers your questions about irritable bowel syndrome, Brian E. Lacy, Ph. D., M.D

Making sense of IBS : a physician answers your questions about irritable bowel syndrome, Brian E. Lacy, Ph. D., M.D

Label
Making sense of IBS : a physician answers your questions about irritable bowel syndrome
Title
Making sense of IBS
Title remainder
a physician answers your questions about irritable bowel syndrome
Statement of responsibility
Brian E. Lacy, Ph. D., M.D
Title variation
Making sense of irritable bowel syndrome
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
IBS affects almost one in six Americans and is characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation. Today physicians are better able to diagnose this complex disorder, understand and explain its origins, and develop a treatment plan that effectively meets the individual needs of a patient. Since publication of the first edition of Making Sense of IBS, diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome have changed significantly. Drawing on his many years of experience treating people who have symptoms of IBS, Dr. Brian E. Lacy has greatly expanded the first edition, adding new topics and the latest findings on tests, medications, alternative treatments, dietary factors, and lifestyle. Dr. 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; and lifestyle modifications that can improve symptoms of IBS
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DLC
Dewey number
616.3/42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Target audience
adult
Label
Making sense of IBS : a physician answers your questions about irritable bowel syndrome, Brian E. Lacy, Ph. D., M.D
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-362) and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xii, 380 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781421411156
Isbn Type
(paperback)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (Sirsi) 16287805
  • 16287805
Label
Making sense of IBS : a physician answers your questions about irritable bowel syndrome, Brian E. Lacy, Ph. D., M.D
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
xii, 380 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781421411156
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 16287805
  • 16287805

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