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.

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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Allen Yudovich
(313) 916-4021
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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Kavita Mahakala, MD
540 E Canfield St Dept Med
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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Ravi Nadimpalli
(313) 916-2408
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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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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Suhasini Macha, MD
(313) 745-5347
3901 Beaubien St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1998

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Firdous Siddiqui, MD
(313) 745-8601
3990 John R Street 6 Hudson Harper Hospital
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Gastroenterology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1990

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Jan Carlos Prazak
(313) 916-2393
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Gastroenterology

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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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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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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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