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How common are digestive problems in the U.S.?

William B. Salt II., MD
Gastroenterology
A medical study by Dr. Robert Sandler and colleagues from the University of North Carolina confirms that forty percent of the people in the study have at least one digestive symptom, such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, or constipation every month. Most people rated their symptoms as moderate to severe in intensity and reported that they caused some limitations in their daily activities.
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