Anxiety can develop alongside other IBS symptoms. This type of anxiety is an overwhelming, often uncontrollable emotion. An emotion we would prefer to never have to deal with.
This is how anxiety works
Our 5 senses let us experience the world we live in.… Read more
I had long flare-ups of IBS-D (with diarrhoea) for a year at the beginning of my IBS that then turned into IBS-C (with constipation). It would come back out of the blue every so often due to stress.… Read more
I don’t think many IBS sufferers are aware of symptoms that an over-taxed liver can cause.
I certainly didn’t until I started getting some severe hormonal imbalance problems. My local pharmacist explained to me the important role the liver has – and the consequences that liver overload can have on both men and women.… Read more
If you have “tried everything” and are still having regular IBS symptoms, seriously consider SIBO and Candida as being a potential cause. There are natural solutions for SIBO and Candida.
How do I know if I have SIBO and Candida?… Read more
How can you cope with IBS flare-ups?
As well as being extremely frustrating, flare-ups just make you feel so awful. Often they seem to come out of the blue, wrecking your week, your morale and your organization.… Read more
For many sufferers, IBS is linked not only to digestion but also to emotional or stress triggers. When stressed, magnesium is lost from the body in our urine. If you have problems digesting and absorbing magnesium, then you could find yourself with less magnesium than you need, causing you to feel particularly:
Maybe you also have muscle pain, leg cramps, insomnia, twitching eyelids
According to the NIH office of dietary supplements, “magnesium is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate diverse biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation”.… Read more
Over the years I think I have done the complete IBS obstacle course – and I have got rid of all of my IBS symptoms.
I have had first-hand experience dealing with all of these IBS symptoms. … Read more
You’ve “just got IBS”.
So, you’ve had your colonoscopy. When you are told you have “nothing wrong” this is a major relief. However it is elating and deflating at the same time. You having nothing seriously wrong.… Read more
Do you have any of these IBS symptoms? If so, you probably have Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Do you experience bloating first thing in the morning, after eating and have excessive gas? This gas may be trapped and make you feel really full, or it may release at embarrassing moments.… Read more