Expert Video - What are the next steps after an IBS diagnosis?

Irritable bowel syndrome expert Jordan Shapiro, MD, MS, talks about the importance of personalizing IBS treatment for each person. He discusses the various effective treatment options for IBS, including medication, diet modification, and other lifestyle changes. He also discusses the importance of being open to different ways of treating IBS and combining treatment options to start feeling better after an IBS diagnosis.

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