IBS: is it a case of too much medicine?
50 years ago, we hadn’t heard of the Irritable Bowel Syndrome. That’s not to say it didn’t exist. Unexplained illnesses affecting the bowels had been known every since the beginning … Continue reading
With IBS, the rule is: ‘there are no rules’
…. there is only the patient. Mandy wrote to me recently to tell me how much better her diarrhoea had been since she started taking Questran, a ion exchange resin … Continue reading
The Fallacies and Fallibilities of IBS Research.
It might seem strange for me to be writing this. After all, I have spent such a large part of my life engaged in research into bowel function, you might … Continue reading
Should all roads lead from Rome?
The Rome Committee for the categorisation of functional gastrointestinal disorders, including The Irritable Bowel Syndrome, was founded in 1990 to develop appropriate criteria for the diagnosis of all the different … Continue reading