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
“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
We are all different, and each of us has our unique version of IBS. So can there be a cure for IBS?
Like me, you’ve probably read many miracle stories for IBS – and sighed.
All those stories of “DO THIS and you will be cured”.… Read more
You may be experiencing your IBS getting worse, and be wondering why. Will it get better, or will it become something more sinister? Here is what is happening, and what you can do about it.
Why is my IBS getting worse
It’s a classic.… Read more
Have you ever had the feeling that you know your body better than anyone – yet you don’t trust yourself? My advice is to trust yourself more with your IBS.
For some unknown reason, we are taught from a young age that we don’t know:
At home, we don’t know.… Read more
There have already been major breakthroughs in many areas of medical research over the last 30 years. And we have knowledge from ancient wisdom largely ignored by Western medicine. Yet no-one seems to have been joining up the dots of IBS and that research – and creating an improved treatment of IBS symptoms.… Read more