Martha Jefferson HealthWise--July 9th

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME OR I-B-S IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON DISORDERS THAT DOCTORS SEE. AS MANY AS ONE IN FIVE AMERICAN ADULTS HAS IBS. YET IT'S ALSO ONE THAT MANY PEOPLE AREN'T COMFORTABLE TALKING ABOUT BECAUSE THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS MAY BE EMBARRASSING.
IN THE VIDEO, DR. CYNTHIA YOSHIDA WITH MARTHA JEFFERSON HOSPITAL, EXPLAINS HOW TO RECEIVE HELP FROM THE AILMENT. SHE DISCUSSES QUESTIONS LIKE,

WHAT ARE THE SIGNS AND SYMTOMS OF IBS?

WHAT CAUSES IBS?

WHEN SHOULD SOMEOME SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE?

HOW DO YOU TREAT IT OR CONTROL IT?

IF LEFT UNTREATED, CAN IBS LEAD TO MORE SERIOUS CONDTIONS?

IT SEEMS THAT IBS HAS RECEIVED MORE ATTENTION IN RECENT YEARS, WHY IS THAT?


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