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How does your bowel work?

How does your bowel work?

Digestive System

Knowing how the bowel works can help you to understand more about why you might have irritable bowel syndrome or any other digestive system disorder. Here we look at the function of the gut and what goes on inside as you digest your food and it passes along from one end to the other!

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis

If you experience any symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (abdominal pains, loose stools, cramps) it is best to have it properly diagnosed to rule out more sinister illnesses. Here we explain what tests are performed during your IBS diagnosis and what the results might mean.

Is fruit good if you have IBS?

Is fruit good if you have IBS?

Does fruit affect ibs symptoms? Here I check various different ones with surprising results.

Carbohydrates and starch can cause IBS symptoms

Carbohydrates and starch can cause IBS symptoms

Wheat especially wholegrain can cause bloating. I was surprised that starch had a worse effect on my symptoms.

What drinks cause IBS symptoms?

What drinks cause IBS symptoms?

Can a simple drink increase your symtoms? I found it did. Coffee is a stimulant and certainly stimulated my bowel!

Effect of Dairy Products on IBS

Effect of Dairy Products on IBS

Dairy contains lactose which many people can not digest. A lot of IBS sufferers find that dairy especially milk and cheese is a problem for them.

What are the Symptoms of IBS?

What are the Symptoms of IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) can affect people differently but all will have symptoms involving the intestines and bowels. Today we are much more willing to discuss our bowel movements and with many surveys being conducted in which patients as well as ordinary members of the public are questioned about their bowel habits we have a […]

Yoga for IBS

Yoga for IBS

Yoga is a great relaxation tool that can be practised easily at home. The concept behind yoga is to bring about total balance in your mind, body and soul. Using yoga for IBS is recommended because it is particularly effective at helping to relieve stress and therefore stress related conditions like irritable bowel syndrome. >>>Buy […]

What is Hypnotherapy for IBS?

What is Hypnotherapy for IBS?

If you ask someone what their first thought is when you say hypnotherapy a lot of people will immediately think of hypnosis shows they’ve seen on TV and remembering someone from the audience doing embarrassing stuff and knowing they definitely would NOT want that to happen to them! Therefore the idea of hypnotherapy is treated […]

My IBS Journey

My IBS Journey

This is the beginning of my journey to properly diagnose irritable bowel syndrome.