“Is IBS a genetic disorder, or hereditary?” is a question that comes up often. After all, we all want to know WHY we have IBS, and more importantly how we can get relief.
IBS and genetics
Some people have been told, or have come to believe, that their IBS is a genetic disorder.… Read more
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
This weekend I had a personal victory. Over something that for many years I thought was impossible to change : multiple chemical sensitivity. If you had told me this would be the case a few years ago I would have replied “That’s Impossible”.… 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
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
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
One of the most frustrating things we can hear from a doctor about our IBS is “It’s just stress…”
When I heard those words “Your IBS, it’s just stress…”, I felt even MORE hopeless than when I walked in.… Read more
IBS: Let go of limitations! I wanted to share this story with you about limitations. It’s about a person that truly inspires me. And I think he will inspire you too.
Why? Because sometimes with IBS we can deeply feel that life is working against us.… 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
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