IBS: Are you doing this too? Bracing yourself – with food, with people, with family and social situations?
I recently took a plane. And in the middle of the safety instructions, they said that if we heard “Brace, brace, brace” we should protect our head and brace ourselves.… Read more
You may be experiencing your IBS getting worse, and be wondering why. Will it get better, or will it become something more sinister? Here is what is happening, and what you can do about it.
Why is my IBS getting worse
It’s a classic.… Read more
This is a time of year where many of us are thinking about travelling – and not necessarily looking forward to it! There are no magic wand solutions for travelling with IBS, but there are a few things you can try to travel better and enjoy your holiday more.… Read more
Your IBS and your story are inextricably linked. Your unique story lies behind every IBS flare-up you have ever had – and ever will have. Even if it doesn’t look like it from the outside, this is what is happening on the inside.… Read more
So you have tried a low Fodmaps diet, reducing sugar and processed foods. You’ve been tested for SIBO and Candida, and sorted those out. And you are STILL suffering with IBS and wondering what else might be the cause?… Read more
At the moment it is particularly challenging for all of us to not let IBS and worry take over. So this week I’m going to share a simple but effective tip to take some of the tension off. … Read more
Have you ever noticed that it is when you are in the midst of your next IBS flare-up, that you take the LEAST care of yourself?
Even if there is no miracle fix, BEING PREPARED really is a great way to reduce the anxiety and the pain.… Read more
Have you ever fixed one of your IBS symptoms, just to find your solution stops working – or new symptoms suddenly appear? Here’s how to start breaking that IBS vicious circle, and get some relief!
How the IBS vicious cycle works
When IBS flares up, it is a real pain in every sense of the word. … Read more
Many IBS sufferers just try to get through the day and manage IBS symptoms as best they can. But without getting much relief.
I did this too for many years. But (thankfully) it is not the only option available.… Read more
We’ve all done it. After a hard day we’ve eaten that dish that we know we’ll “pay for”, had a few crisps or had a glass of wine, secretly hoping to get away with it. With IBS don’t beat yourself up.… Read more