Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is a food diary and how will it help you diagnose irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Is IBS a sign of another health conditions?
  • Are there lifestyle changes I could make that will help IBS?
  • What medicines are available to treat IBS? Are there side effects?
  • What can I do to ease and cope with stress?
  • What are the possible causes of my IBS?


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Reviewed/Updated: 08/12
Created: 12/96