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Irritable bowel syndrome can be a very disabling condition in that it is difficult for those who suffer this condition on a regular basis to maintain full time employment.


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Social Security vocational experts often will agree that if a condition causes an individual to miss three or more days from work a month that this individual is virtually unemployable. Similarly, such absences may also render the person disabled under a long term disability insurance policy. Therefore, if you are pursuing such a disability claim, it is important that you document the frequency, duration and affects of your irritable bowel syndrome. This will not only assist your doctor in providing you with appropriate treatment, it will assist your doctor when he or she is asked to complete any disability questionnaires required by the Social Security Administration or the long term disability insurance carrier.

If you doctor does not have a particular form for an irritable bowel syndrome diary that he or she prefers, there are many forms available on the web, such as the one found at https://www.iffgd.org/store/downloadfile/PDD. Whatever IBS diary form you chose to use, it should provide for a comment section or other area for you to describe the disabling effects of each episode of IBS. For example, if the IBS episode affected you for several hours to the extent you were not able to engage in any activities this is something you should note in the diary.

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