Good Gut, Bad Gut: Living with IBS
Wednesday, Oct 18 at 7am in Ocean's Seven Cafe
IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is the most common “functional” gastrointestinal disorder. It affects between 25 and 45 million people in the U.S. Come listen to Dr. Rahim Raoufi -- Lompoc’s local expert on the disorder affecting the large intestine. Dr. Raoufi will speak about IBS, which can cause abdominal cramping, bloating and changes in bowel habits, such as constipation or diarrhea.
Note for Nurses: CEU's are Available.
Learn how certain foods, stress, hormones and other illnesses may trigger IBS attacks, and what you can do if you suffer from this disorder.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Rahim Raoufi, MD
After finishing his family practice residency at East Tennessee State University, Dr. Raoufi entered the Internal Medicine residency program at the University of California at San Francisco, in Fresno. He was awarded the Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year by the Dean and his peers while pursuing his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship. He is married to Shokoofeh, and they have two children, Sherwin and Shiley. Dr. Raoufi began his practice in Lompoc in 2012.