When IBS starts it is often like a flash of lightening. A fuse that blows and reprogrammes our most basic bodily functions to act in a crazy new way. So where can we go from here?… Read more
Is there a way out of IBS? I believe there is for anyone who is really sick of their IBS, and more than ready for change.
The IBS Maze
Have you ever been in a maze somewhere and just couldn’t find the way out?… Read more
Do you feel that your IBS symptoms don’t make sense? It’s a common problem. One day you will be relatively fine, and the next you will have a flare-up for no apparent reason. And this is particularly frustrating if you are doing your very best to avoid these flare-ups and lead a ‘normal’ life.… Read more
Have you ever wondered what you have done to deserve IBS? Well the answer is “nothing”. Your IBS is not your fault.
Even if you may have family members or colleagues who don’t really understand what you’re going through, and insinuate that it’s you.… Read more
Does this sound familiar to you? I used to wake up with IBS, and my mind would take over and run the show until I went to bed. And even during the night, my mind could continue to be on overdrive.… Read more
Many IBS sufferers (and specialists!) focus only on diet and which FOODS can trigger your IBS symptoms. However, there are other important factors that may be setting your IBS regularly in motion.
So get ahead. Here are 6 IBS triggers you must know about – and most people don’t…
[Of the 6 IBS triggers, this was by far the most powerful one for me!]… Read more
Do you find it really difficult to understand your IBS, your body, and why you get flare-ups when you do? I have found that with IBS there is more to this than meets the eye.
We often look at food and digestion as the culprits.… 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
Are you being careful with meds? Or do they tend to pile up?
We are part of a culture of prescribing and taking meds.
We have been brought up like this. All of us.
You go to the doctor, they prescribe you something to give you relief, and you take it.… Read more
It’s hard dealing with work and IBS. But what if the job itself is actually making your IBS symptoms worse? And if it is, what can you do about it?
We do what we think we have to do.… Read more