Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Prevention Hartford CT

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.

Jay B Benson
(860) 522-1171
1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT
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Gastroenterology

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(860) 545-9560
1823 Asylum Ave
West Hartford, CT
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Gastroenterology
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Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1990

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(860) 522-1171
1000 Asylum Ave # 3212
Hartford, CT
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Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg
Year of Graduation: 1997
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Gastroenterologist
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Robert S Rosson
(860) 545-2876
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT
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Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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Martin G Hoffman, DO
(860) 522-1171
1000 Asylum Ave Ste 3215
Hartford, CT
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Gastroenterology
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Male
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Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.Ronald Josephson
(860) 549-4600
19 Woodland Street #35
Hartford, CT
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M
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
Year of Graduation: 1967
Speciality
Gastroenterologist
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Hospital: St Francis Hosp Med Ctr, Hartford, Ct
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Martin G Hoffman
(860) 522-1171
1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

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John Polio
(860) 522-1171
1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT
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Gastroenterology

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Michael Steven Butensky, MD
(860) 529-3303
1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Gastroenterology
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Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1985

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Michael S Butensky
(860) 522-1171
1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT
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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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