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Natural Solutions for IBS

Q : My doctor says I have IBS. Another doctor told me that IBS is a “nonsense” diagnosis. Either way, my digestion isn’t right. Help! —Greta Y., Santa Barbara, Calif.

a: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been in the medical news a lot lately because—guess what—it’s real, and increasingly common. Contrary to popular opinion, IBS does not cause colon or other cancers, but it can make your life uncomfortable, and if you have irregular and uncomfortable bowel movements, you should be evaluated for the possibility of a more serious disease.

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