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Hessiel Polanco (or Hess P) is a writer and a patient advocate who was born and raised in Massachusetts and lives with his wife, Ashli. Dealing with GI issues dating back to 2009, Hess sought help from countless doctors and GI specialists to figure out what was wrong until he was eventually diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome in 2014. Read more

A man in shown slightly reclined, looking annoyed and staring at a clock. He is shown lying on a hospital bed, sitting on a toilet, and lying in bed at home.

Patiently Waiting

Most of us in this community know that dealing with IBS can become what seems like a never-ending waiting game.

Parenting with IBS

Being a new parent and having irritable bowel syndrome can be quite a challenge. In this video, I talk about