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"A New IBS Solution" offers a revolutionary look at the way Irritable Bowel Syndrome is currently being treated. Today, over 60 million people of all ages across the country are suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), the most chronic common medical condition, which is characterized by abdominal pain, bloating, and altered bowel habits. But because patients may find it difficult to discuss their problems with their physicians, they often suffer in silence, or worse, "learn to live with it."
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Dr. Mark Pimentel was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He obtained his medical degree at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Manitoba as well. In 1996, he moved to Los Angeles where he completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology via the UCLA-affiliated training program at Cedars-Sinai Satellite. He is now the Director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Pimentel and his family are currently living in Los Angeles.Review:
This book merits your attention. It could likely explain the cause for your symptoms. The purpose for writing this book was to declare a unifying hypothesis for the cause of IBS. Numerous research studies peformed by Dr. Pimentel, and duplicated by many centers world-wide, point to an overgrowth of bacteria as being the missing link which explains the symptoms felt by 10-20% of the population. He does an admirable job at explaining the background for this new theory, along with treatment options. After reading this book you are more than likely going to want to discuss its findings with your own physician. --Jeffrey Robert, Founder IBS Support Group
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Book Description Health Point Press, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110977435644
Book Description Health Point Press, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0977435644