Items Tagged ‘irritable bowel syndrome’

January 6, 2010

St. John’s wort not helpful treatment for irritable bowel syndrome, Mayo Clinic researchers say

By Kelley Luckstein KelleyLuckstein

Mayo Clinic research study published in the January issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology finds that St. John’s wort is not an effective treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).   While antidepressants are frequently used to treat IBS, to date, no study has examined the success of using the herbal supplement St. John’s wort […]

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