Last updated: July 2019
Stephanie was previously an advocate for IrritableBowelSyndrome.net.
Stephanie has been managing IBS since adolescence. Though not formally diagnosed until she was 25, Stephanie spent years experiencing inexplicable abdominal pain and GI problems while relying heavily on Tums. Stephanie now takes daily probiotics and manages her day-to-day symptoms with diet awareness. Stephanie has an academic foundation in Sociolinguistics and Psychology and spent years analyzing the communication gaps between physicians and their patients (stemming from her own in-office frustrations).
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