Cognitive behavioral therapy is a very promising treatment for IBS - Reuters (article link)
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10 May 2010
- Published: 10 May 2010
The exact cause of the disorder is unknown, but people with IBS may find that they have certain symptom "triggers" such as particular foods, larger-than-normal meals and emotional stress.
- It's estimated to up to 20% of U.S. adults have symptoms of IBS, with women being affected at about twice the rate of men.
- Cognitive behavioral therapy aims to help people with IBS recognize their symptom triggers and learn practical ways to manage them.
Behavioral therapy can quickly calm irritable bowels