Some alternative therapies may be beneficial in IBS

Some complimentary alternative therapies, including herbal and dietary supplements, may help ease abdominal pain and benefit overall response in patients with irritable bowel syndrome, according to study results.Andrea Shin, MD, of the Indiana University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote that patients with IBS often seek complimentary alternative therapies (CAMs), whether they are satisfied with conventional medication or not, and their physicians should be prepared to advise them.“It is important for physicians to understand the evidence behind CAM in order to appropriatelyRead More

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