Use of guar gum in the management of irritable bowel syndrome

Smith, Graeme D.
November 2014
Gastrointestinal Nursing;Nov2014, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p11
Academic Journal
The article reports on how nurses can make use of guar gum for managing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Topics discussed include the characteristics of the source of guar gum, process of extraction, and clinical guidelines for IBS. The ability of guar guam to absorb excess fluid in diarrhea, guidelines for consumption, and daily dosage recommendations are also mentioned.


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