Where is IBS pain typically felt?
In the stomach
Under the ribs
In the abdomen (upper and lower, right side or left side)
In the intestines
Around and inside the anus (as inflammation/ hemerroids)
In the back: Many people also complain of back pain, particularly, lower back pain.… Read more
Do you have IBS and problems digesting – and wish you could digest good food again? Instead of watching others eat whatever they like without batting an eyelid!
So much good food – so little you can digest
When you have problems digesting, food becomes SUCH a sensitive subject.… Read more
There. It’s happened again. One of your colleagues vacated a job you’ve been wanting to do for AGES.
You applied. But you didn’t get it.
Even though you are qualified.
Even though you know you’re better than the person they chose…
So if you’re ideal for the post, why didn’t you get it?… Read more
There is one thing that all the IBS sufferers I have ever seen have in common: We all love good food! Cheese, wine, pizza, tasty pasta sauces… the list goes on.
Emma loved good food. But she was stuck on bland food, the foods “she was allowed” – the ones that hopefully wouldn’t start off an IBS flare-up.… Read more
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
I wanted to do a very practical post about how to get some relief from bloating.
Bloating is such a common and painful IBS symptom that many of you are battling with on a regular basis.… Read more
One of the most difficult IBS to deal with is feeling so tired. The overwhelming impression that you have a million things to do, and no energy to do them with.
I don’t know about you but just getting out of bed was a real strain for me.… Read more
Think of all the things in your life right now that you want to do, but you can’t. Because of IBS:
You can’t eat what you want to
Actually enjoy food
Eat healthy food without any bloating, or pain
Not have to worry about bathroom issues or flare-ups
Not have to wear a mask saying “everything is fine“
You can’t actually be and feel fine
Go to a restaurant with friends and have a good time
Have a different job, or a different boss
You can’t go on holiday and actually enjoy it – and to come back feeling energised
Have less pressure
Feel full of energy
Feel passionate about something – not just getting by
Wake up feeling completely rested
The wall of “I can’t because of IBS”
“I can’t because of IBS” was the wall between me and ALL of that.… Read more
If you have “tried everything” and are still having regular IBS symptoms, seriously consider SIBO and Candida as being a potential cause. There are natural solutions for SIBO and Candida.
How do I know if I have SIBO and Candida?… Read more