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 a genetic disorder, or hereditary?” is a question that comes up often. We all want to know WHY we have IBS, can IBS run in the family, and more importantly how we can get relief.… 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
Can you suddenly develop IBS? Absolutely! When IBS starts it is often like a flash of lightening. A fuse that blows and reprogrammes our most basic bodily functions to act in a crazy new way. And when your bowel movements changed.… Read more
Is there a way out of IBS? I believe there is for anyone who is really sick of their IBS, and more than ready for change.
The IBS Maze
Have you ever been in a maze somewhere and just couldn’t find the way out?… Read more