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If you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) you may be struggling with gastrointestinal (GI) pain and discomfort that sometimes interrupts your daily life. You likely use medical and dietary interventions to manage and control your symptoms
In the presence of major health issues, good enough health may sound… good enough. However, as human beings we strive for optimal wellness, happiness, and self-actualization. We want our best, not our mediocre.