Good Gut, Bad Gut: Living with IBS

Living with IBS

This Lecture has Been Cancelled

IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is the most common “functional” gastrointestinal disorder. It affects between 25 and 45 million people in the U.S. Come listen to Dr. Rahim Raoufi -- Lompoc’s local expert on the disorder affecting the large intestine. Dr. Raoufi will speak about IBS, which can cause abdominal cramping, bloating and changes in bowel habits, such as constipation or diarrhea.

Note for Nurses: CEU's are Available.

Learn how certain foods, stress, hormones and other illnesses may trigger IBS attacks, and what you can do if you suffer from this disorder.

Dr. Rahim Raoufi, MD

Guest Speaker: Dr. Rahim Raoufi, MD

After finishing his family practice residency at East Tennessee State University, Dr. Raoufi entered the Internal Medicine residency program at the University of California at San Francisco, in Fresno. He was awarded the Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year by the Dean and his peers while pursuing his gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship. He is married to Shokoofeh, and they have two children, Sherwin and Shiley. Dr. Raoufi began his practice in Lompoc in 2012.

About the Author

Author: Carol White, Foundation, Community Education Chair

Carol was born, raised and educated in San Diego. She moved to Lompoc in 2002 when her husband Linual accepted the position of Fire Chief for the City of Lompoc. In Lompoc, she has been involved in the Lompoc Valley Children Auxiliary, raising money for disadvantaged children. She is a member of P.E.O., which supports the advancement of young women through higher education. She also volunteers her time at the Lompoc YMCA and since 2015 has served on its Community Advisory Board. Carol has five children and nine grandchildren.
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