No More Digestive Problems

No More Digestive Problems

A Leading Gastroenterologist Provides the Answers Every Woman Needs-- Real Solutions to Stop the Pain and Achieve Lasting Digestive Health

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Random House, Inc.
A staggering one in four women suffers some kind of gastrointestinal disorder. Some conditions, like irritable bowel syndrome, afflict more than twice as many women as men. Yet all too often, women suffer in silence—or fail to benefit when they receive the same treatment as men.

Now, in this accessible, comprehensive guide, one of the country’s leading
gastroenterologists, Dr. Cynthia Yoshida, provides the answers every woman needs, starting with a tour of the female GI system and the profound role sex hormones play. Brought to you by the American Gastroenterological Association, the book features the newest breakthrough medical treatments, plus advice on diet and gentle natural therapies that really work. No More Digestive Problems includes:

• Handling the effects of PMS, pregnancy, and menopause

• The surprising influence of weight on digestion—with vital information
on eating disorders

• Combating common ills from bloating, belching, and heartburn
to the runs and constipation

• Meeting the challenges of reflux (GERD), food intolerances, irritable bowel
syndrome (IBS), and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

• The crucial facts about women and colon cancer—and how to reduce your risk

Filled with revealing patient anecdotes, self-help tips, information on standard tests, and important questions you may want to ask your physician, here is an invaluable—and potentially lifesaving—resource for women of all ages.

Baker & Taylor
Presents a comprehensive guide to the leading gastrointestinal disorders found in women, with advice on the management of diet, weight, and stress levels, and a discussion of the latest medical treatment for digestive problems.

Baker
& Taylor

Specially written for women and backed by the American Gastroenterological Association, this guide to women's gastrointestinal health shares the latest medical research on the causes and treatments for a wide variety of ailments. Original.

Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2004
ISBN: 9780553381825
0553381822
Characteristics: xii, 386 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kotz, Deborah

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