Expert Video - What non-drug treatments are available for IBS?
Can you manage IBS without drugs? Shanti Eswaran, MD, is a gastroenterologist who specializes in the gut-brain interaction. She discusses the role that stress, anxiety, and even anticipation of IBS symptoms can play in making irritable bowel syndrome worse. Learn if hypnosis or cognitive behavioral therapy can help IBS, and how over-the-counter irritable bowel syndrome products and supplements may or may not help.
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