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
Does your immune system need a boost?
When I still had IBS, my immune system was really low. I just kept picking up colds, or whatever bug was going around. With Covid, it is more important than ever to boost your immune system.… Read more
Are you feeling it today? You have an overflowing to-do list. The atmosphere is starting to feel strained, you start feeling fidgety and want to go and get a coffee. But is there a link between coffee and IBS?… 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
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