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Dr. Barbara Bolen
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Learn about the common causes of the symptom of diarrhea after eating meals and find out what you can do to address the problem.
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SIBO is thought to play a role in some cases of IBS. Here you will find answers to your questions about SIBO, including information as to treatment and diet.
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Learn about some preliminary research on the low-FODMAP diet for disorders such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease and infant colic.
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Here you will find a list of IBS trigger foods - the worst foods to eat if you have IBS - foods that you definitely want to stay away from.
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Do you have both IBS and diabetes? Here is your guide as to what to eat to best manage both disorders.
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Here you will learn about Solesta, a non-surgical treatment option for fecal incontinence, including its safety, risks, and effectiveness to see if it is right for you.
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Sometimes IBS relief seems like it cannot come fast enough. Here you will find a list of the most helpful strategies for finding quick relief.
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Hard stools can be quite uncomfortable to pass. Learn what might be causing your hard stools and what you can do about it.
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Is leaky gut syndrome behind your IBS? Get the facts, not the hype.
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It can be a pretty awful experience to have a panic attack at the same time as an IBS attack. Learn some strategies for getting through those episodes.
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There is a lot of buzz about apple cider vinegar, but is it the answer to your IBS? Find out here!
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Digestive symptoms can be scary. Learn about the causes of some of the more common symptoms that involve the digestive tract.
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Have her in circles
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Keiona S's profile photo
Heather G.'s profile photo
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Radhakrishnan Nair's profile photo
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Clinical Psychologist, Health Coach & About.com IBS Expert
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    IBS Expert, present
  • Dr. Barbara Bolen
    Psychologist & Health Coach, present
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Dedicated to helping people to live healthier, happier lives!
Introduction
         
I am a person who wears many hats.  I am a psychologist who works with patients on mental health issues, a health coach who supports individuals in developing healthier lifestyles, and a health writer specializing in IBS and digestive health.  Not to mention raising two teenagers, taking care of a dog, chinchilla and organic garden.  Luckily, I have yoga to keep me sane!

Please visit drbarbarabolen.com to see how I can best support you!
         
Education
  • Hofstra University
    Clinical Psychology
  • Institute for Integrative Nutrition
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Why I am a Pegan – or Paleo-Vegan – and Why You Should Be Too! - Dr. Mar...
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As a doctor, it is my job to figure out the best way to keep my patients healthy. We now know that food is medicine, perhaps the most powerf

Blood in Stools
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Seeing blood in your stool can be a frightening experience. Here is some helpful information regarding the possible causes of bloody stools