Is irritable bowel syndrome real?
Diagnosis and treatment options for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) have traditionally addressed the clinical symptoms of the disease, including constipation, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.
However, new understanding of the pathophysiology of IBS promises to yield new diagnostic techniques and therapies to supplement symptom-based approaches.
Find out more from SIG, Specialists in Gastroenterology, Board Certified Gastroenterologists located in St. Louis, MO.
Dr. Weinstock is Board Certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri and has a private practice. Dr. Weinstock is an active lecturer and has published more than 130 articles, abstracts, editorials and book chapters. He is researching the role of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and mast cell activation syndrome in a variety of syndromes.