GIThrive Helps a Chaplain Find Hope for IBS: Ben’s Story

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) impacts 10-15 percent of adults worldwide with symptoms ranging from pain, gas, diarrhea and/or constipation. Many patients suffer for years, struggling with what to eat and how to best prevent flare-ups. That was the case for Ben F., a chaplain at a Maine medical center. He was diagnosed with IBS-C (IBS…

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Doctor Appointments

For the millions of people who struggle with gastrointestinal symptoms and disease, finding effective care is essential. Employees often struggle at work to mask their symptoms and cope with feeling unwell. They’re also likely to need time off for sick days and medical appointments. All of these things can really wear down confidence, self-esteem and…

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How GIThrive’s 1:1 Guidance Changed a Member’s Life: Lizette’s Story

Millions of people struggle with weight and digestive issues like heartburn every single day—and these problems can feel overwhelming. However, access to proper gut-health guidance can make a tremendous difference by providing accountability and support to develop healthy habits. In this blog, one of our GIThrive members shares her relatable story of how her health…

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