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The Good Gut Guide - Stephanie Zinser

Paperback Published: April 2003
ISBN: 9780007138050
Number Of Pages: 288

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One in five people in the UK suffer from lower gut disorders , which can be extremely painful and embarrassing.

In The Good Gut Guide , Stephanie Zinser, a journalist and sufferer of ulcerative colitis herself, confronts these often ignored problems, with sections on:

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Diverticulosis
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Bowel cancer
This comprehensive book is not only an excellent medical resource, but also aims to give support on all elements of life as a sufferer of gut and bowel disorders. The psychological effect of these debilitating and embarrassing illnesses is considered, with advice on how to cope with depression, hospitals and sexual relationships.

Diet and stress, often considered to be two of the root causes of gut disorders, are also discussed, as are helpful complementary therapies (including aromatherapy, homeopathy and acupuncture).

About the Author

Stephanie Zinser is a medical journalist who has had articles published in the Daily Mail, Sunday Times, Telegraph and Mirror. She has suffered for over 10 years with ulcerative colitis, an extremely painful and embarrassing illness that finally needed surgery. She now wants to offer supportive advice to others in similar positions by bravely speaking out on the often ignored problem of lower gut disorders.

'A splendidly detailed book... it will be a life-saver for a great many people.' Claire Rayner 'An invaluable book for anyone with a bowel or digestive problem.' Prof. R. John Nicholls

ISBN: 9780007138050
ISBN-10: 0007138059
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: April 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.4  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.38