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
It’s hard dealing with work and IBS. But what if the job itself is actually making your IBS symptoms worse? And if it is, what can you do about it?
We do what we think we have to do.… 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
You are what you digest!
Diet is an obvious place to start when looking to ease IBS.
You must understand, though, that you are what you digest. This means that you can be trying to eat “healthily” but still not supporting your body if it can’t digest what you consume!… 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
Finding your IBS trigger foods can be a long and complicated process.
So take it slowly and accept that it will take time. This is actually a vast subject, but here are some tips to get you started.… Read more