IBS Chat Episode 12: What I Wish Someone had Told me About IBS with Johannah Ruddy MEd

Johannah Ruddy MEd, is the Executive Director of the ROME Foundation and a patient advocate. Johannah works to provide the patient perspective to everything that she does. She recently co-wrote and published the book Gut Feelings: Disorders of Gut Brain Interaction which is a guide for patients and doctors.

Johannah and I got together to discuss our own experiences related to “What I Wish Someone had Told me About IBS”. We discuss how patients aren’t alone and how you can gain information from others. We believe that the stigma about talking about IBS might be decreased if people were more open about suffering with it.

Not everyone has the answers so it’s important to leverage your relationship with your doctor and to question treatment options. Be positive things will get better!

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