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1.   See also our privacy statement.

2.   The information we provide is intended to help you once you have a firm diagnosis of a functional gastrointestinal disorder. It is not intended for diagnostic purposes and that service should be provided by your own doctor. You should definitely refrain from trying to diagnose yourself in case something more serious is overlooked.

3.   All information given on this site was written by members of the team and is copyrighted to the South Manchester Functional Bowel Service and cannot be reproduced without written permission. All photographs and illustrations are also copyrighted. Copies of the research publications of the unit are downloadable as pdfs by clicking on the appropriate title but are for personal use only and must not be reproduced in any other form of publication.

4.   Any product or resource that is mentioned on the website is on an advisory basis only. We do not formally endorse any of these items.

5.   We do not advertise any products or services on this website and do not receive any remuneration from any outside sources to provide this service.

Last updated October 2008.