Introduction. Part I: Just the Facts about IBS. Chapter 1: IBS Is Real. Chapter 2: Classifying the Condition. Chapter 3: How Your Digestive System Works. Chapter 4: Targeting Triggers. Chapter 5: Who Gets IBS and Why.1 Part II: Getting Medical Help. Chapter 6: Finding a Doctor. Chapter 7: Making a Diagnosis. Chapter 8: Medicating IBS Symptoms. Part III: Healing and Dealing with IBS. Chapter 9: Considering Dietary Supplements and Homeopathy. Chapter 10: Eating an IBS-Friendly Diet. Chapter 11: Alleviating IBS with Exercise. Chapter 12: Treating Stress and Symptoms with Caring Therapies. Part IV: Living and Working with IBS. Chapter 13: Getting Out of the House: Living with IBS. Chapter 14: Working with IBS. Chapter 15: Helping Children Cope with IBS. Chapter 16: Keeping Up-To-Date with IBS. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten IBS Triggers to Avoid. Chapter 18: Ten Things to Do for IBS. Chapter 19: Ten Things to Avoid When You Have IBS. Chapter 20: Ten Key Medical Tests for IBS. Chapter 21: Ten (Plus) Additional Sources of Help. Appendix A: Soluble and Insoluble Fiber Chart. Appendix B: Glossary. Index.
Carolyn Dean, MD, ND (Bronx, NY), is a medical doctor and naturopathic doctor who has extensive experience in treating IBS and other bowel diseases. Additional books by Dr. Dean include The Miracle of Magnesium, Hormone Balance, and The Yeast Connection and Women's Health. L. Christine Wheeler, MA (Vancouver, BC, Canada), is a medical and natural health writer and EFT practitioner.