Irritable bowel syndrome: strategies for managing a complex condition
Irritable bowel syndrome doesn't easily fit into the traditional medical model. Researchers have not yet come up with a coherent scientific explanation, let alone a cause, for its debilitating symptoms. This means that there is no cure or even a comprehensive treatment. The best that doctors can offer is management of symptoms, one at a time.
When your child has inflammatory bowel disease
Your child is adjusting to medications, diet, and lifestyle changes to manage his disease. But some of the greatest challenges he faces are social and emotional challenges. Find out what you can do to help.