The HUGE frustration with IBS is that you don’t know how to get rid of those symptoms. You wonder what you’re doing wrong, and despite all your efforts you still have a flare-up that will seemingly come out of no-one and wreak havoc.… Read more
One of the first steps to recovering from IBS is reducing the amount of tension you are carrying around. And a really quick and simple technique to release tension is getting in the habit of stretching.… Read more
IBS and having fun don’t usually feel like they go together. After all, it’s no fun at all dealing with IBS symptoms! But what if having more fun is EXACTLY what can help you feel a little better…
Where did the fun go?… Read more
“Is IBS genetic?” is a question that comes up often. After all, we all want to know WHY we have IBS, and more importantly how we can get relief.
IBS and genetics
Some people have been told, or have come to believe, that their IBS is genetic.… Read more
Have you ever wondered if you were made for more than IBS? If life was really just about IBS, poop, pain, wind and limited food choices? Or if you are really meant for more than that?… Read more
It can seem like there is NO rhyme or reason behind alternating constipation and diarrhoea (IBS-A).
It’s like a switch that goes from one state – to the other. From the outside, there is no real explanation.… Read more
When you are feeling really stuck with regular, even daily IBS flare-ups, life can feel a really hard and lonely place. By its very nature, we feel a little ashamed of our IBS. We try to hide it, pretend we don’t have it.… Read more
One particularly unpleasant symptom that a number of IBS sufferers deal with is nausea and vomiting.
I used to vomit regularly as a child, and continued to do so quite regularly as an adult, so I know that volatile and utterly wretched feeling very well.… Read more
Are you worried that you might not be getting the nutrients you need to support your health? When you are limited with what you can eat (which, let’s face it, most of us with IBS are), it’s normal to be concerned about how you can get more vitamins and minerals in an attempt to stay healthy.… Read more
You think (and are told) that your digestive system is all about diet and the organs/chemical reactions involved in breaking down and properly assimilating that food. That’s what you’ve been told.
But if that’s the whole story, why aren’t you getting relief?… Read more