Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Prevention Columbus OH

More than 37 million Americans suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition that affects the movement of food through the intestines. IBS symptoms vary but may include constipation, diarrhea, bloating, pain and discomfort. The disease tends to affect more women than men.

David Neil Quinn, MD
(614) 293-8992
1320 Hunter Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1996

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Glen G Borchers
(614) 257-5686
543 Taylor Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Thomas Joseph Sferra, MD
(614) 722-2683
700 Children's Drive Center for Gene Therapy Rm WA
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1986

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Robert David Murray, MD
(614) 722-4958
700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1979

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Ronald Stanley Miller, MD
(614) 257-5373
3400 Olentangy River Rd Ste 150
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1971

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Lincoln Charles Conaway, DO
(614) 299-3333
94 W 3rd Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1968

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Glen Gerard Borchers, MD
(614) 257-5686
543 Taylor Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Mt Carmel Med Ctr, Columbus, Oh; Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Oh; Mt Carmel East Hosp, Columbus, Oh
Group Practice: Columbus Medical Ctr

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Joyce Choi Peji, MD
(614) 299-0150
1211 Dublin Rd
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1998

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Jolanda M White
(614) 722-3457
555 S 18th St
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Dr.Purvi Panchal
(614) 293-6255
395 West 12th Avenue #200
Columbus, OH
Gender
F
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
General Information
Hospital: Osu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Turmeric for IBS

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According to the National Resource Women’s Center, more than 37 million Americans suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a condition that affects the movement of food through the intestines. IBS symptoms vary but may include constipation, diarrhea, bloating, pain and discomfort. The disease tends to affect more women than men.

Since IBS is difficult to treat, the encouraging results of a recent study using turmeric (Curcuma longa), a leading spice in Indian food, may be just what the herbalist ordered. In the study, published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 207 participants suffering from IBS received one or two 72-mg tablets containing dried standardized turmeric daily for eight weeks. IBS symptoms were assessed at baseline and after treatment. A post-study analysis revealed a 53 percent fall in IBS prevalence in the group taking one tablet, and 60 percent in those taking two. There was also a decrease in abdominal pain, with reductions of 22 percent and 25 percent respectively.

Although once thought to be primarily a stress-related condition, it is now known that many factors contribute to IBS including certain foods, eating habits and imbalances in intestinal flora.

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