Dr. Sugar Answers: IBS Treatment With No Health Insurance?
I’m pretty positive I have Irritable Bowl Syndrome. Are there any things you can do to treat it without going to see a doctor? I don’t have insurance and would like to avoid a costly office visit. Any advice you could give would be helpful.
Complementary and alternative medicine use and cost in functional bowel disorders: a six month prospective study in a large HMO
Functional Bowel Disorders (FBD) are chronic disorders that are difficult to treat and manage. Many patients and doctors are dissatisfied with the level of improvement in symptoms that can be achieved with standard medical care which may lead them to seek alternatives for care. There are currently no data on the types of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) used for FBDs other than Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), or on the economic costs of CAM treatments.
Hypnotherapy and the Prevention of Recurring Ulcers
An ulcer is a wound that develops inside the body where acid and digestive juices eat away at the mucous lining. Duodenal ulcers are ulcers in the duodenum which is the upper part of the small intestine that connects to the stomach. Symptoms of a duodenal ulcer include heartburn, burning in the throat, and abdominal pain. These symptoms are most likely to occur a few hours after eating and are more likely to occur when acidic foods are ingested.
Clinical Trial For The Treatment Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Begins At Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Anadis Ltd (ASX:ANX; OTC:ANDIY), a biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development and production of immune milk (colostrum)-derived polyclonal antibodies and other proteins to address major diseases, today announces the initiation of a clinical trial with top clinical scientists at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Israel.
Alan Smith says
There are many types of complementary and alternative therapies that are effective for IBS. I know because that was my diagnosis at the Mayo Clinic, right before they said there wasn’t anything they could do about it. That’s when I discovered that just because the doctor says there isn’t anything more they can do, it doesn’t mean there isn’t anything more that can be done!
I found therapies that have restored my health to a level I didn’t think possible. It’s the reason I wrote the book UnBreak Your Health – The Complete Guide to Complementary & Alternative Therapies (Loving Healing Press 2007), to show others that there IS hope out there!