Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Prevention Detroit MI

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.

Mostafa A Ibrahim
(313) 916-2600
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Frank Leon Jr, DO
(313) 916-2600
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1997

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Satish Maryala, MD
(313) 745-3600
4201 Saint Antoine St Ste 5D
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bldea Sri Bm Patil Med Coll, Karnataka Univ, Bijapur, Karnataka
Graduation Year: 1993

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Milton G Mutchnick, MD
(313) 745-7521
3990 John R St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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M Ilyas Hussain, MD
(517) 974-8467
K-7 2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, TX
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Shivkumar Prabhu, MD
(313) 832-6125
4160 John R St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1985

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Martin Casmir Zonca, MD
(313) 916-2411
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Mi
Group Practice: Henry Ford Medical Center West Bloomfield; Henry Ford Medical Group

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Dominic K H Wong, MD
(313) 876-2414
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1962

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Mary Ann H Sherbondy, MD
(313) 916-9452
2799 W Grand Blvd # K-7
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Fadi Antaki
(313) 576-1000
4646 John R St
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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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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