Did you know that constipation with IBS and magnesium levels can be related?
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.… Read more
When your bowel movements change for the better, you won’t believe it at first.
You’ve no doubt tried lots of solutions in a desperate attempt to “manage” your diarrhea or constipation. They may have helped some.… Read more
Do you suffer with any of these common IBS symptoms? If so, you probably have Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Do you have abdominal pain and stomach cramps, accompanied by diarrhoea and/or constipation? These are the most common symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, especially when IBS first hits.… Read more
It can seem like there is NO rhyme or reason behind alternating constipation and diarrhoea (IBS-A).
It’s like a switch that goes from one state – to the other. From the outside, there is no real explanation.… Read more
If you have IBS but you aren’t getting relief, here’s what you should know about your digestive system – but no-one ever tells you.
You think (and are told) that your digestive system is all about diet and the organs/chemical reactions involved in breaking down and properly assimilating that food.… Read more
While I don’t believe that IBS with constipation is all about food, there are some foods to avoid to get some short-term improvement. As well as foods to include. And let’s face it, ANY improvement is worth having!… Read more
Exercise is an essential part of looking after our bodies.
So why don’t we do enough? Busy lives with work and family mean that we forget our bodies. Plus with IBS we are already tired, and the sheer effort of doing regular exercise can seem just too much.… Read more
How can you stop IBS flare-ups and the symptoms of your IBS attacks? There is a way. Once you understand what causes your IBS flare-ups. Here is what you need to look out for:
A typical IBS flare-up
Despite ALL your efforts, the moment things seem to be working for you…
BAM!… Read more
What are the causes of constipation or diarrhoea? If you have been suffering for a while with bowel movement problems, you have seen your doctor and are not finding that traditional treatment is doing the job for you, read on.… Read more
With IBS, when you’ve got to go, there’s no waiting around. It’s now. Right now!
That’s the problem I used to have with IBS-C. I would be regularly constipated for days and days (even weeks) – and then suddenly I got that feeling.… Read more