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What is the role of psychological and/or social factors in ibs?
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
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In brief: Stress ?
Can worsen ibs and can worsen many other medical condition.

In brief: Stress ?
Can worsen ibs and can worsen many other medical condition.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine
In brief: It's a factor
Stress and other psychological factors seem to be triggers for flares or exacerbation of ibs.
These issues may play a role in other gastrointestinal problems such as inflammatory bowel disease or ulcers, but this is more controversial.

In brief: It's a factor
Stress and other psychological factors seem to be triggers for flares or exacerbation of ibs.
These issues may play a role in other gastrointestinal problems such as inflammatory bowel disease or ulcers, but this is more controversial.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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