Patient Video - Amy’s story: What advice do you have for others on their journey with IBS?

Amy shares advice for others who are on their journey with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She encourages others to become their own advocate and emphasizes the importance of finding healthcare providers you feel comfortable with to be part of your support team. She says there will be challenges and it will take time, but you can get your quality of life back.

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This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, Ardelyx, and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals.

This website is part of the Animated Patient® series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.