While I don’t believe that constipation and IBS are 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. 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
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
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. That’s what you’ve been told.
But if that’s the whole story, why aren’t you getting relief?… 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
Have you tried acupressure for your IBS symptoms? I thought these pressure points for IBS, in particular for constipation and digestive issues could be useful to you. Although not everyone is necessarily sensitive to them, they are definitely worth trying out. … Read more
Did you know that constipation 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
There is a part of ourselves we cannot see and therefore often overlook. It is called energy. Chinese medicine recognises the flow of energy in our bodies as being vital to balance and health.
Reiki is an alternative therapy, a means of unblocking and rebalancing that energy flow.… Read more