Skip to main content
Parkridge Medical Center
Avg ER Wait
Checking ER Wait Time
The feed could not be reached
Retry?
--
mins

Resource Guide for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Address:

    PO Box 342260

    Bethesda, MD 20827-2260

  • Phone:

    1-301-263-9000

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.acg.gi.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    This comprehensive website provides information on all parts of the digestive tract. In "Digest This!" you'll find several pages on common gastrointestinal (GI) conditions, including IBS.

  • Address:

    4930 Del Ray Ave.

    Bethesda, MD 20814

  • Phone:

    1-301-654-2055

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.gastro.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    The AGA provides information for physicians and the public about digestive disease symptoms, treatments, research, medical position statements, and advocacy. They also provide several thorough, consumer-friendly fact sheets, including one on IBS.

  • Address:

    1440 Whalley Ave. #145

    New Haven, CT 06515

  • Phone:

    1-416-932-3311

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.ibsassociation.org

  • Internet Address of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self-help and Support Group:

    http://www.ibsgroup.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    Here you can "Ask the Specialist," join a support group, and read about IBS treatments, medicines, and diagnostic tests. You can also find out about the latest clinical studies and research meetings.

  • Address:

    PO Box 170864

    Milwaukee, WI 53217-8076

  • Phone:

    1-888-964-2001

  • Internet Address:

    http://www.aboutibs.org

  • Description of Services Provided:

    This website covers the latest topics in IBS, including the question of whether IBS is a bacterial infection or not, and a discussion of the controversial drug Lotronex. You can also find out about clinical trials and the basics of the disease.

The health information in this Health Library is provided by a third party. Parkridge Health System does not in any way create the content of this information. It is provided solely for informational purposes. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis. If you have a medical emergency, call 911.