It is essential to find out what triggers your IBS in order to have some control over your symptoms.
Even if knowing your triggers won’t stop the reaction, it can help you in the short term to avoid or reduce flare-ups.… Read more
Have you tried EVERYTHING but just can’t seem to get your IBS symptoms under control?
Maybe it’s time to consider what else may be causing your IBS to go round and round: trigger loops!
For me an important part of the IBS puzzle was finding my IBS triggers and trigger loops.… Read more
Do you spend a great deal of time and energy working out how to fight IBS, and basically just firefighting? Maybe it’s time to change your IBS strategy.
What if there was a smarter way forward?… Read more
There is an IBS secret: You are not supposed to suffer constantly like this with IBS. I used to. I had chronic IBS for a quarter of a century! But there is another way – without meds and without restrictive diets.… Read more
Are you listening?
I have learned a very valuable lesson through beating my IBS on my own: listening to your body is key.
I was extremely surprised to find I that my body could heal itself, even from chronic IBS, given the right support.… Read more
I once read a post on an IBS forum titled “I don’t feel fine!” that I REALLY related to. It went something like this:
I don’t feel fine. Despite IBS, I managed to get my qualifications.… Read more
For a long time I did not feel at all concerned by idea that my IBS could have a stress component to it. I did not feel particularly stressed.
For me, IBS flare-ups were causing the stress.… Read more
The article this week is a little different from usual. It is a conversation I had recently with someone at choir that got me thinking about health issues, permission, IBS and empowerment.
The person in this story doesn’t have IBS.… Read more
That holiday, I was sat next to the pool, bloated up like a beach ball, feeling like a wreck. I had had IBS for about 20 years, and my specialist told me I would probably have it for the rest of my life.… Read more
If you have IBS, you may feel that your sleep is not as good as it could be. By reverse engineering, you can improve your digestion – and get a better night’s sleep.
When your stomach is pulling (and you think you’re still hungry)
It is really difficult to know what to do when your stomach is pulling.… Read more