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
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
IBS: Are you doing this too? Bracing yourself – with food, with people, with family and social situations?
I recently took a plane. And in the middle of the safety instructions, they said that if we heard “Brace, brace, brace” we should protect our head and brace ourselves.… Read more
This weekend I had a personal victory. Over something that for many years I thought was impossible to change : multiple chemical sensitivity. If you had told me this would be the case a few years ago I would have replied “That’s Impossible”.… Read more
Your emotions are your profound compass in life. And emotional triggers could well be hiding behind your IBS.
Through them you know what is good for you, what goes towards what your heart desires – and what crosses over your boundaries and goes against your values and beliefs.… 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
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
This is a time of year where many of us are thinking about travelling – and not necessarily looking forward to it! There are no magic wand solutions for travelling with IBS, but there are a few things you can try to travel better and enjoy your holiday more.… Read more
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. So where can we go from here?… Read more