Summer is a time of wonderful food and sizzling BBQ’s. Yet this can be a tricky time of year for digestion when you have IBS. So here are some ways you can boost your digestion:
Although they are supposed to be healthy, foods like lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber can be really hard on your digestion and your IBS.… Read more
Maybe you were lucky, and you were brought up and taught to trust your gut instinct.
However that is not what has happened for most of us.
We were taught that we don’t know, that what we feel is not what we should feel.… Read more
Sometimes you can try REALLY HARD to make changes, and still feel like you’re failing with your IBS. You summon up your courage, take two steps forward – and slide three steps back. If this happens to you, take heart.… Read more
I had no idea I could recover from IBS.
I stayed stuck with IBS for many years because I was told I had physical reasons for having IBS, and that I would probably suffer from IBS for the rest of my life.… Read more
IBS and anxiety often go together. Many IBS sufferers deal with anxiety at one level or another. Why is this, and what may be going on behind the scenes with your IBS?
IBS and anxiety
When we have anxiety around daily life, our IBS generally takes a turn for the worse.… Read more
Is there a way out of IBS? I believe there is for anyone who is really sick of their IBS, and more than ready for change.
The IBS Maze
Have you ever been in a maze somewhere and just couldn’t find the way out?… Read more
All IBS sufferers know pain. Stomach pain, back pain, abdominal pain, pain under the ribcage to name a few popular spots. This can go from light indigestion for the lucky ones, to a regular diffuse dull pain that knocks your enthusiasm – to intense stabbing pains that knock you for six.… Read more
Your IBS and your story are inextricably linked. Your unique story lies behind every IBS flare-up you have ever had – and ever will have. Even if it doesn’t look like it from the outside, this is what is happening on the inside.… Read more
Most IBS sufferers have problems with gut bacteria and inflammation. Certain IBS-friendly herbs can be real allies in the battle for better digestion. AND give your food some extra taste too.
Why not start the herb habit?… Read more
Take it from someone who NO LONGER suffers from chronic IBS – it’s not about how hard you try.
Like you, I did all the things:
The tests, the colonoscopy, the doctors, the GI specialists, the diets, the meds (though I was intolerant to most of them).… Read more