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  • Antidepressants for IBS

    • 5 months ago
    • 215 views
    Antidepressant medications, in low doses, can be helpful in treating IBS, not because they have an effect on depression, but because they can reduce the intensity of pain signals going from gut to ...
  • Medications for IBS

    • 5 months ago
    • 207 views
    Dr Whorwell discusses some of the categories of medications commonly prescribed for IBS.
  • Challenges: The Doctor-Patient Relationship

    • 5 months ago
    • 31 views
    Among physicians, interest in IBS has been slowly increasing. However, the impact of the disorder on individuals still remains unappreciated by many; the approach to treatment not well understood. ...
  • Research Advances: Understanding in Treatment Approaches

    • 5 months ago
    • 20 views
    CRF (corticotropin-releasing factor) is a peptide that interacts with many areas in the brain and the gut including those involved with digestive function, emotions, and autonomic nervous system ac...
  • Research Advances: Understanding Functional Disorders

    • 5 months ago
    • 18 views
    Emeran Mayer, MD, Director of the Center for Neurovisceral Sciences & Women's Health at UCLA talks about recent advances in our understanding of functional disorders.
  • Treatment Advances in IBS

    • 5 months ago
    • 42 views
    How is our understanding of treatments for IBS changing? An interview with Douglas A. Drossman, MD. Dr. Drossman currently sees patients at his practice, Drossman Gastroenterology, in Chapel Hill, ...
  • Symptoms and the roles of biological markers in IBS

    • 5 months ago
    • 10 views
    How is our understanding of IBS changing? Will the way IBS is diagnosed change? An interview with Douglas A. Drossman, MD. Dr. Drossman currently sees patients at his practice, Drossman Gastroenter...
  • Hypnosis Treatment for IBS

    • 6 months ago
    • 238 views
    Peter Whorwell, MD, Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Manchester, UK, conducted the first published studies of hypnosis therapy for IBS. He describes the usefulness of...
  • IBS Awareness Public Service Announcement

    • 2 years ago
    • 838 views
    Spread the word about IBS Awareness Month this April with this public service announcement from the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Visit AboutIBS.org for more i...
  • Diet, Eating, and IBS

    • 4 years ago
    • 3,638 views
    Dr Peter Whorwell, MD discusses how sometimes not only certain foods, but the very act of eating can set off symptoms of IBS. He explains an approach that can help with dietary management of digest...
  • Treating tummy troubles in kids and teens

    • 5 years ago
    • 515 views
    In this video, Lynn Walker PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, and Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN talks about the need for better understanding, ways to...
  • Managing abdominal pain in kids and teens

    • 5 years ago
    • 3,614 views
    Lynn Walker PhD, is Professor of Pediatrics, and Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Dr. Walker is a behavioral scientist, clinician, and educator. ...
  • Treating abdominal pain in kids and teens

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,165 views
    In this segment, Dr. Lynn Walker PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, and Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, talks about new approaches being investigated t...
  • Individualized treatment for chronic gut trouble

    • 5 years ago
    • 364 views
    Brenda Toner, PhD is Professor and Director of the Womens Mental Health Program at the University of Toronto, Canada. Dr. Toner has devoted many years to helping people with functional GI condition...
  • Overcoming Labels in IBS

    • 5 years ago
    • 516 views
    For every person, psychosocial aspects are part of daily life; they are not unique to people with functional GI disorders, like IBS. But in a culture where words like irritable, bowel, and syndrome...
  • Understanding the Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,263 views
    Treating patients with functional GI disorders requires an approach to clinical medicine that is not yet well enough taught or understood. Rather than looking for a single cause, like a virus, an i...
  • Diagnosing functional gastrointestinal disorders

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,789 views
    There is growing recognition of the seriousness and the complexity of the functional GI disorders. Yet individuals affected by these disorders still face challenges in finding adequate care. Many p...
  • Appreciating the burden of illness

    • 5 years ago
    • 331 views
    The burden of illness resulting from chronic pain or discomfort and other symptoms associated with functional GI disorders remains underappreciated by everyone, it seems except those who experienc...
  • Probiotics safety and effectiveness

    • 5 years ago
    • 396 views
    Not all probiotics are equal. Dr. Eamonn Quigley talks about the importance of quality control. Dr. Quigley is Professor of Medicine and Human Physiology at University College, Cork (National Unive...
  • Can probiotics treat IBS?

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,437 views
    Dr. Eamonn Quiqley discusses how our understanding of the importance of the interaction between our gut bacteria and ourselves is growing. Dr. Quigley is Professor of Medicine and Human Physiology ...
  • How do probiotics work in IBS?

    • 5 years ago
    • 2,658 views
    Dr. Eamonn Quigley explains how studies suggest that some probiotics can do more than displace bad bacteria (pathogens). Dr. Quigley is Professor of Medicine and Human Physiology at University Coll...
  • Can antibiotics treat IBS?

    • 5 years ago
    • 779 views
    Some IBS patients show a response to certain antibiotics. A discussion by Eamonn Quigley, MD, on the on why this may be and possible issues of safety and effectiveness. Dr. Quigley is Professor of ...
  • Serotonin and IBS

    • 5 years ago
    • 5,161 views
    Increasingly our understanding of IBS is that it is a heterogeneous disorder that is, multiple factors contribute to the well defined symptoms of the disorder. One of these suspected underlying dy...
  • Inflammation and IBS

    • 5 years ago
    • 954 views
    In some people with IBS a subtle inflammation persists for some time after recovery from an initial infection and obvious inflammation. This can cause increased sensation in the intestines and chan...
  • Biomarkers in IBS

    • 5 years ago
    • 238 views
    What are we learning about IBS? What contributes to the symptoms? An interview with Gary M. Mawe, PhD, Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. Dr. Mawe is a ba...
  • Kids and teens - research & treatment needs

    • 5 years ago
    • 84 views
    Funds are often lacking to support research of disorders in children. Adequate resources would spur new investigations and attract young talent to the GI field. Carlo DiLorenzo MD, Professor of Ped...
  • Motility disorders in kids and teens

    • 5 years ago
    • 1,094 views
    Hirschsprungs disease and intestinal pseudo-obstruction are relatively uncommon motility disorders. Severity can range from mild to extreme. In this video, Carlo DiLorenzo MD, Professor of Pediatri...
  • Treatments for kids and teens with GI disorders

    • 5 years ago
    • 346 views
    Funds are often lacking to support research of disorders in children. Adequate resources would spur new investigations and attract young talent to the GI field. Carlo DiLorenzo MD, Professor of Ped...
  • Best information and care for patients

    • 5 years ago
    • 148 views
    Lin Chang, MD talks about the challenges to patients of finding accurate information, and finding care for their condition. Dr. Chang is Co-Director of the Center of Neurovisceral Sciences & Womens...
  • Brain-gut interactions and symptoms

    • 5 years ago
    • 620 views
    Brain and gut changes can interact to influence symptoms. Lin Chang, MD talks about their importance. Dr. Chang is Co-Director of the Center of Neurovisceral Sciences & Womens Health at UCLA, Los A...
  • Symptoms and biomarkers in IBS

    • 5 years ago
    • 401 views
    Brooks Cash, MD, USN, is Chief, Gastroenterology Division and Colon Health Initiative; and Associate Professor of Medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. Dr. Cash explains the heter...
  • Safety and effectiveness of antibiotics

    • 5 years ago
    • 133 views
    Brooks Cash, MD, USN, is Chief, Gastroenterology Division and Colon Health Initiative; and Associate Professor of Medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. Here he speaks about whether...
  • New Diagnoses and Treatments for Digestive Disorders

    • 5 years ago
    • 934 views
    Advances in research ultimately lead to advances in clinical interactions. Brooks Cash, MD, USN, is Chief, Gastroenterology Division and Colon Health Initiative; and Associate Professor of Medicine...
  • Validating the functional GI disorders

    • 6 years ago
    • 1,556 views
    An interview with Douglas A. Drossman, MD, Co-Director, UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Drossman is a clinician, a clinical res...
  • The International Foundation for Functional GI Disorders

    • 7 years ago
    • 3,300 views
    Introduction to IFFGD's programs and services for both patients and professionals
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