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
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
Over the years I think I have done the complete IBS obstacle course – and I have got rid of virtually all of my IBS symptoms.
I have had first-hand experience dealing with all of these IBS symptoms. … Read more
For IBS sufferers, finding a good breakfast to start the day can be daunting. A typical healthy breakfast may be causing you to bloat.
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
A colonoscopy is not a cure for anything. It is, however, a major step in finding out if there is something serious you should know about.
If you can, then do consider having a colonoscopy (or endoscopy) done.… 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