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CHANGE: WHY 12 WEEKS?
It will take you 12 weeks to make the necessary changes. Change is not easy, but neither is living with irritable bowel syndrome and the other functional GI disorders. Behavioral psychologists have studied people who have been successful with change. These studies show that it takes about 12 weeks to make the commitment, begin to change behavior, and establish the pattern.
AN 8-STEP PLAN FOR LIVING A HEALTHY LIFE WITH A FUNCTIONAL BOWEL DISORDER OR COLITIS
William B. Salt II, MD