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Medications for IBS? Get off them!

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The typical medical approach for treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) involves either doing nothing, or guessing at the problem and trying different medications. Many of the patients that come to the IBS Treatment Center have been on numerous medications. None of which has solved their problem (or they wouldn’t be in our clinic in the […]

Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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At least 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with IBS. The drug companies are beginning to tap into this hefty target market by offering medicines aimed at relieving the symptoms of IBS. These drugs alter the physiology and ultimately the action of the digestive tract, but they do not address the underlying causes of IBS, […]

Get Off Those Medications for IBS!

Posted on by IBSTC

The typical medical approach for treating IBS involves either doing nothing, or guessing at the problem and trying different medications. Many of the patients that come to the IBS Treatment Center have been on numerous medications. None of which has solved their problem (or they wouldn’t be in our clinic in the first place!), and […]

Drugs for IBS: Treating a Symptom, Not the Cause

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At least 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with IBS. Drug companies are beginning to tap into this hefty target market by offering medicines aimed at relieving the symptoms of IBS. These drugs alter the physiology and ultimately the action of the digestive tract, but they do not address the underlying causes of IBS, or […]

Medications for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Posted on by IBSTC

The typical medical approach for treating IBS involves either doing nothing, or guessing at the problem and trying different medications. Many of the patients that come to the IBS Treatment Center have been on numerous medications, none of which has solved their problem (or they wouldn’t be in our clinic in the first place!).  And […]

Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Posted on by IBSTC

At least 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). The drug companies are tapping into this hefty target market by offering medicines aimed at relieving the symptoms of IBS. These drugs alter the physiology and ultimately the action of the digestive tract, but they do not address the underlying causes of […]

Medications for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Posted on by IBSTC

At least 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with IBS. The drug companies are beginning to tap into this hefty target market by offering medicines aimed at relieving the symptoms of IBS. These drugs alter the physiology and ultimately the action of the digestive tract, but they do not address the underlying causes of IBS, […]

Drugs Don’t Help Patients Cure Symptoms

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This article is yet another recitation of the problems that can be caused by using heavy duty drugs to try to reduce symptoms rather than identifying and treating the cause of the symptoms. From the NYTimes Blog: Long-term use of the drugs, called proton pump inhibitors, or P.P.I.’s, can make it difficult to absorb some […]

Medications for IBS

Posted on by IBSTC

First, we recommend that you read the previous post on getting off of those medications. At least 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with IBS. The drug companies are beginning to tap into this hefty target market by offering medicines aimed at relieving the symptoms of IBS. These drugs alter the physiology and ultimately the […]

Getting Off of Those Medications

Posted on by IBSTC

The typical medical approach for treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) involves either doing nothing, or guessing at the problem and trying different medications. Many of the patients that come to the IBS Treatment Center have been on numerous medications. None of which has solved their problem (or they wouldn’t be in our clinic in the […]