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Lifestyle Changes

Lifestyle changes mean modifying things we each have control over, like changes in diet or daily routine. They often are part of a treatment approach for GI conditions.

Specific lifestyle changes will depend on:

  • the age of the child, and
  • the disorder being treated.

Examples of lifestyle changes that may be recommended by a child’s health care provider:

Lifestyle changes usually cost little or nothing. But they may require that both the child and parent modify their behaviors, which may be difficult. The child’s doctor or other health care provider can help guide you.

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