Irritable Bowel Syndrome & the Mind-body Brain-gut Connection

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Parkview Pub., Jan 1, 1997 - Medical - 311 pages
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- Focused information on IBS and other functional GI disorders is integrated with holistic Mind-Body concepts and the latest information on living a healthy lifestyle.

- Emphasizes self-care and wellness in managing functional GI disorders.

- First book in the Mind-Body Connection Series. The series includes over eight planned titles on subjects such as:

Fibromyalgia (due late 1997)

Back Pain (TBA)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (TBA)

Gynecologic Problems (TBA)

Alcohol and Addiction (TBA)

Bladder and Urinary Problems (TBA)

Headaches (TBA)

Spirituality and Healing (TBA).

One out of every five Americans suffers from the symptoms of IBS, which is the second leading cause for missed work. Irritable Bowel Syndrome addresses the common symptoms and disorders in which tests and x-rays are usually normal. Yet the symptoms are very real. These symptoms and conditions often occur together since they share a common origin: disturbances in the Mind-Body connection. It is Dr. Salt's goal, through Parkview Publishing, to provide the public with the latest information on a wide-variety of health related topics, and facilitate and emphasize wellness.

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Contents

A Lesson in Anatomy and Physiology
3
Gut Feelings
8
The MindBody Connection
11
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About the author (1997)

Salt is a board-certified gastroenterologist with the Ohio Gastroenterology Group who practices at Mount Carmel Health in Columbus, Ohio. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in Medicine at The Ohio State University.

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