Episode 7

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29th Sep 2021

The Power of the Placebo Effect

Today we are joined by Dr Anthony Lembo and Dr. Sarah Ballou, from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School to discuss this fascinating topic of research that is being done with patients with chronic pain conditions and with disorders of gut-brain interaction. What is the placebo effect and the nocebo effect and how can it actually benefit patients with these conditions? What role does the brain-gut connection have in this phenomenon?

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Gut Feelings: With Dr. D and GI Jo: A Rome Foundation/DrossmanCare Podcast Series
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Gut Feelings with Dr D. and GI Jo: A Rome Foundation/DrossmanCare Podcast Series Hosted by Johannah Ruddy, MEd and Douglas Drossman, MD

Join the Rome Foundation as we feature episodes on topics related to Disorders of Gut Brain Interactions (DGBI), How to diagnose and treat these disorders, how to communicate effectively with your doctor and your patients, helpful tips for patient advocacy and much more.

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