by Polsdorfer R

Reducing Your Risk of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

There are no guidelines for reducing your risk of IBS because the cause is unknown.

References

Fauci AS, Braunwald E, et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 14th ed. New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies; 2000.

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