Food, fibre, bile acids and the pelvic floor: An integrated low risk low cost approach to managing irritable bowel syndRome

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Abstract

Patients presenting with abdominal pain and diarrhea are often labelled as suffering from irritable bowel syndRome, and medications may be used often without success. Advances in the understanding of the causes of the symptoms (including pelvic floor weakness and incontinence, bile salt malabsorption and food intolerance) mean that effective, safe and well tolerated treatments are now available.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11379-11386
Number of pages8
JournalWorld Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume21
Issue number40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Oct 2015

Keywords

  • Bile acids
  • Diarrhoea
  • Food intolerance
  • Irritable bowel syndRome
  • Pelvic floor

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