Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patient Education
How to Prepare for Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Doctor Visit
Having made your appointment with a healthcare provider, there are certain actions that you need to take in order to maximize the benefit of your doctor visit for irritable bowel syndrome or IBS
- Bring a diary of frequency and severity of bowel symptoms as well as anything that seems to bring them on.
- Bring a list of all medications including vitamins and herbs as well as a complete past medical history, list of allergies and family history.