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2012-12-31 05:02:21

Irritable Bowel Syndrome patient-expert Heather Van Vorous pioneered comprehensive dietary guidelines for managing IBS over a decade ago. Today, her ground-breaking book Eating for IBS celebrates more than 10 years as a best-seller on special diet lists and over 250,000 copies sold worldwide. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 30, 2012 If you´re new to the dietary management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, learning what you can and can´t eat without triggering painful symptoms used to be...

2011-04-26 00:00:28

April marks the 15th annual Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month, meant to publicize help for a condition so prevalent that, though rarely discussed, is the leading cause of worker absenteeism after the common cold. In particular, significant patient self-help avenues such as HelpForIBS.com offer information, support, and immediate tangible help for Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms. Self-help management of IBS has proven so successful that physicians and dietitians are embracing these...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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