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It is estimated that 40 percent of the visits made to doctors' offices are about gastrointestinal problems. Dr. Janowitz reports on the symptoms of these diseases, the tools used to diagnose them, and the treatments used to cure them. He explains such ailments as irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, colon cancer, and sexually transmitted bowel diseases. He also covers the use of x-rays and endoscopic procedures. He recommends a high fiber diet to help prevent some intestinal problems. Since most people experience indigestion, constipation, or diarrhea at some time in their lives, this authoritative book is recommended for most health collections. Robert Schmid, Univ. of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical Sch. LRC, North Chicago
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
"Intestinal problems are subjects no one likes to discuss and subjects about which most people get the wrong or even worst possible advice. Your Gut Feelings offers the right advice. It will be of enormous help."--Dr. Frank Field, Senior Health and Science Editor, WCBS TV (on the first edition)
"Throughout, this is up-to-date...[and] easily understood."--Kirkus Reviews
"Gastrointestinal diseases are extremely common; therefore, a guide for the layman is an extremely worthy objective. The author's objectives are very well met....Written for the general public; the author is one of the most experienced and outstanding authorities in the field....A well-written description of the various aspects of gastrointestinal diseases authored by a foremost authority in the field. It addresses an important topic for the public and is a very lucid and up=to-date presentation of current knowledge. It will be a useful source of information for public education." --Seymour Sabesin, MD, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
I look forward to reading his new book "Good Food for Bad Stomachs".
I wish my GP had read this 10 years ago...(yes, I am bitter!)
Review of First Edition: This is a more general book covering other intestinal problems besides IBD, such as irritable
bowel syndrome, diverticulosis, colon cancer, food... Read more