Expert Video - Do I need medical attention, or can I manage IBS on my own?

Shanti Eswaran, MD, discusses whether you need regular medical attention or can manage the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome on your own once you have an IBS diagnosis. She talks about how IBS can affect quality of life, as well as how a specialist can help in understanding and managing the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome that affect daily activities.

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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.

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