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Q&A with Dr. Mark Pimentel: Believing IBS is a disease of ‘nervous, anxious women’ is ‘antiquated’ and ‘wrong’

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Pechius, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. Pechius

    Pechius Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Some of you may have heard about Dr. Pimentel. He's done some great things for IBS sufferers and is a good example of a doctor who cares.
    Link to the interview

    It's worth a read. Basically he's saying that physicians are about 10-20 years behind the current research.. Very similar problems to ME/CFS.
    Lidia, Oni, Amw66 and 7 others like this.
  2. Skycloud

    Skycloud Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Interesting interview. I would hope re: the training video mentioned that obvious misogyny would be obvious, and that it wasn't just evident to Pimentel. I was kind of hoping he would give an outline of what current research is showing and save me the effort of finding out.
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