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  1. Fact Sheet: Report from IFFGD Research Award Winner: Home Based Guided Imagery to Treat Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain

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    By: Miranda A. L. van Tilburg

    Functional Abdominal Pain (FAP) is a frustrating condition for the family. The stomachaches and accompanying symptoms are unpredictable and not easily modifiable. Children may miss school and miss out on other things such as peer and family events. Many parents feel unable to cope and rely on medical professionals for diagnosis and treatment. Recent studies suggest that guided imagery and self-hypnosis are promising optioins for treating FAP.

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  2. Fact Sheet: Helping Children and Adolecents Cope With Abdominal Pain

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    By: Lynn Walker, PhD

    Health professionals use the term 'cope' to describe how we respond to difficult or unwanted situations. Children or adolescents who have bowel disorders need help to cope effectively with symptoms of recurrent abdominal pain and unpredictable bowel symptoms as they go about their daily lives. A knowledgeable physician or therapist can help provide the family and the child with positive skills to help respond effectively. In this article Dr. Walker provides useful tips on: going to school, using the bathrooms, and interacting with teachers and classmates. 

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  3. DHM: Digestive Health Matters Vol 20 Issue 4 - ELECTRONIC PDF

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    By: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    In this issue:

    • Searching for Cures for Children with Functional GI & Motility Disorders
    • What an Awesome Machine: the Digestive System
    • Research News
      • Abdominal Pain-related GI Disorders in Children
      • Opioids Increasingly Prescribed for Chronic Abdominal Pain in Adults
      • Study Looks at Diagnostic Practices for Chronic Nausea and Vomiting
      • Gastroparesis May Occur Less Often Than Thought in People with Diabetes
      • Simple Breathing Exercises May Help GERD
      • Focusing Attention on Rare Diseases
    • You can Help Reduce Heartburn by Burning Calories
    • Books of Interest
    • Treatment News
    • Buying Health Products and Services Online
    • Professional Announcements
      • ANMS Postgraduate Course
      • Joint International Neurogastroenterology and Motility Meeting
      • IFFGD Seeking Applications for 2013 Research Awards
      • Save the Date - IFFGD Professional Symposium
    • IFFGD in Action
      • Make the Functional GI & Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act the Law
      • Capitol Hill Briefing: Chronic Disease and Veterans Deployment Overseas
      • Fiscal Year 2012 Federal Budget Provisions and Digestive Health
      • Take Part in IFFGD Digestive Health Advocacy Day 2012

    Remember, Digestive Health Matters is FREE to Members.

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  4. DHM: Digestive Health Matters 16.04 - Winter 2007 - ELECTRONIC PDF

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    By: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    Digestive Health Matters 16.04 - Winter 2007 - ELECTRONIC PDF

    In this issue:

    • 2007 Symposium Summary Report
    • Sex Differences in Abdominal Pain
    • Chronic Pain Management Tips
    • Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Abdominal Pain
    • IBS and a Healthy Holiday Season
    • The Clinical Corner
    • Digestive Health Research: A Sampling of Recently Published Studies
    • Report – Digestive Disease Awareness Day proclaimed in Pennsylvania
    • Report from IFFGD Research Award Winner: Role of the Central Immune System in Functional Disorders

    Remember, Digestive Health Matters is FREE to Members.

     

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  5. DHM: Digestive Health Matters 16.03 - Fall 2007 - ELECTRONIC PDF

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    By: International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders IFFGD

    Digestive Health Matters 16.03 - Fall 2007 - ELECTRONIC PDF

    In this issue:

    • GERD Awareness Week
    • Dietary Aspects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • The Medical History: How to Help Your Doctor Help You
    • The Clinical Corner: Physical activity and diverticulosis; Vitamin B12 and IBS; Antibiotics, probiotics and C. diff
    • Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials
    • Digestive Health Research: A Sampling of Recently Published Studies
    • Report from IFFGD Research Award Winner: Home Based Guided Imagery to Treat Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain

    Remember, Digestive Health Mattersis FREE to Members.

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