IBS C and D
IBS and the subtypes of IBS-C and IBS-D and what you need to know about this very common condition.
Our board member and Director of the Rome Foundation Research Institute, Dr. Magnus Simren, discusses the role of the gut-microbiome in digestive health.
Douglas Drossman and Johannah Ruddy talk all about constipation and what you can do about it!
Q and A with Dr Douglas Drossman and today we are discussing a common problem, diarrhea!
OIC and NBS New Rome IV Diagnoses
Opioid Induced Constipation and Narcotic Bowel Syndrome. Both are new Rome IV diagnoses!
IBS / IBD
How IBS/IBD is diagnosed and treated.
We are discussing Opioid Induced Constipation and Narcotic Bowel Syndrome.
Post Infection IBS
What is post infection IBS and how is it treated? Dr. Drossman answers all your questions.
Centrally Mediated Disorders
FAPS to CAPS
Functional Abdominal Pain or Centrally Mediated Abdominal Pain? What is it and how do you treat it?
Why might IBS pain become chronic pain
Dr. Drossman and Dr. Ruddy discuss how IBS can transform into other pain syndromes through the Gut-Brain Interaction.
Stress and the GI System
How stress can affect the GI system and frequently mimics PTSD.
Antidepressants and Chronic Pain
What are the benefits of using central neuromodulators (anti-depressant, anti-anxiety, anti-psychotic agents) to treat GI disorders.
Patient Provider Relationship and Communication Skills
Ten Tips for Effective Communication
Johannah Ruddy, M. Ed and Dr. Douglas Drossman discuss 10 tips for effective patient and provider communication and the benefits of good communication for both parties. To request a copy of the documents discussed here, email us at email@example.com
Ineffective Patient interview from Communication 202 Vignette 1
Dr. Drossman and Johannah Ruddy discuss a patient video showing a challenging case and a very ineffective way both the patient and the physician interacted, proving to be frustrating to both parties. How can improving our communication lead to better health outcomes?
Effective Patient interview from Communication 202 Vignette 2
Dr. Drossman and Johannah Ruddy are back with part two of the patient video showcasing a tough patient scenario and how effective communication can reveal information helpful for both the provider and the patient for both treatment and long term positive outcomes.
Too Many Tests
Dr Douglas Drossman and Johannah Ruddy are live discussing why too many tests can actually be less helpful than you’d think!
The Importance of Empathy in Today’s Medical Practice
The importance of showing empathy when working with patients and a demonstration of what patients should expect when visiting their doctors.
Treatment Information and Options
How Do We Use Neuromodulators for GI Conditions
How doctors can use Central Neuromodulators to treat GI Conditions and what drugs have the effects for each conditions.
Deeper Dive into Neuromodulators
We take a deeper dive into neuromodulators today.
Upper GI Symptoms
Do you feel full after eating just a few bites? Ever have upper abdominal pain along with it? Dr. Drossman discusses just what Functional Dyspepsia is and how can it be treated.
We answer a question from a viewer about abdomino phrenic dyssynergia. Dr. Drossman explains what it is and treatment options.
Pelvic and Anorectal Disorders
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Pelvic Floor Disorders can be life altering for many people. Dr. Drossman and Johannah discusses what they are, how they are diagnosed and treated.