Expert Video - How is IBS managed and treated?

Gastroenterologist Jordan Shapiro, MD, MS, describes the landscape of IBS treatment modalities that can help you take your life back from irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Shapiro discusses the role for exercise, sleep, dietary therapy, and IBS medications in helping to manage symptoms. The gut-brain connection is key in treating irritable bowel syndrome, and your healthcare provider can even help you find new digital options to manage IBS symptoms.

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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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