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Five Things Patients Need to Know about Neuromodulators for Functional GI Pain April 2018

  Central neuromodulators (antidepressants, antipsychotics and other CNS targeted medications) are increasingly used for treatment of functional GI disorders (FGIDs), now recognized as Disorders [...]

2019-12-06T20:47:51-04:00April 4th, 2018|

Five Things You Should Know About Narcotic Bowel Syndrome March 2018

  Narcotic bowel syndrome (NBS) is characterized by a paradoxical increase in abdominal pain that is associated with continuous or increasing dosages of narcotics. [...]

2019-12-02T20:54:36-04:00March 16th, 2018|

Opioid Misuse in Gastroenterology and Non-Opioid Management of Abdominal Pain

Opioids were one of the earliest classes of medications used for pain across a variety of conditions, but morbidity and mortality have been increasingly [...]

2020-01-04T20:26:33-04:00February 19th, 2018|

Understanding and Managing Pain in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – Tips and Insight June 2017

This is an excerpt from a recent article I authored for the IFFGD. It appears here with permission. Read full article  Pain, by definition, [...]

2017-06-29T14:48:31-04:00June 29th, 2017|

What Do Patients Want? Honesty, Respect, Effective Communications June 2017

My career has included a focus on the value of patient-provider relationship and the value of effective communications. It's great to see continued dialogue [...]

2019-12-06T19:58:06-04:00June 21st, 2017|

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