I was working with a lady (we’ll call her Alex) who had suffered from IBS for years. She wanted to understand what was behind the symptoms she was experiencing, and finally get some relief.
She particularly wanted to know what she could to make things better and waste less time every day in the bathroom.… Read more
So you have tried a low Fodmaps diet, reducing sugar and processed foods. You’ve been tested for SIBO and Candida, and sorted those out. And you are STILL suffering and wondering what else might be the cause?… Read more
Do you get the impression there’s something you’re missing about food intolerance? You’re intolerant to the foods you love. And whatever you do, you never seem to really master your diet and your IBS symptoms?
If so, this week’s article will give you food for thought.… Read more
Do you feel that your IBS symptoms don’t make sense? It’s a common problem. One day you will be relatively fine, and the next you will have a flare-up for no apparent reason. And this is particularly frustrating if you are doing your very best to avoid these flare-ups and lead a ‘normal’ life.… Read more
One of the most frustrating things someone with IBS can hear from a doctor is “It’s just stress…”
When I heard those words “It’s just stress…”, I felt even MORE hopeless than when I walked in.… Read more
I wanted to share this story with you about limitations. It’s about a person that truly inspires me. And I think he will inspire you too.
Why? Because sometimes we can deeply feel that life is working against us.… Read more
Have you ever wondered what you have done to deserve IBS? Well the answer is “nothing”. Your IBS is not your fault.
Even if you may have family members or colleagues who don’t really understand what you’re going through, and insinuate that it’s you.… Read more
At the moment it is particularly challenging for all of us to not let worry take over. So this week I’m going to share a simple but effective tip to take some of the tension off. … Read more
Self-awareness is such a major key when trying to unravel your IBS. Knowing how you think, feel and act. Understanding why. And getting help to reprogramme unhelpful reactions and behaviour.
No-one teaches us self-awareness.
We don’t generally learn it from our parents, or at school.… Read more
Only a week to go now! So have a look at these IBS Christmas survival tips.
Christmas is a wonderful time, but it is full of what affects IBS sufferers most: IBS triggers like food, drink, people and tension.… Read more