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.
Everyone’s IBS is different.
But if you have noticed stress as being a factor that causes IBS flare-ups, then coffee may be lighting up your sensitive nervous system even further.… Read more
I wanted to do a very practical post about how to get at 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
Most IBS sufferers have problems with gut bacteria and inflammation. Certain IBS-friendly herbs can be real allies in the battle for better digestion.
Why not start the herb habit? I started using IBS friendly herbs while I was recovering from IBS, and is one I am keeping because I really feel the benefits.… 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