Full-thickness biopsy of the jejunum reveals inflammation and enteric neuropathy in irritable bowel syndrome
For those of you out there battling IBS, this study should really give you a sense of justification. Many patients with IBS have frequently been led to believe that there symptoms are psychosomatic in origin because there are few objective findings, and have been treating with such medications as antidepressants. That’s not to say that emotional factors do not influence the symptoms of IBS, but this study backs up the fact that there is a bonafide physiological alteration to be found. Also, stool analysis tests also frequently provide objective findings that can be effectively treated with natural therapeutics.