Tag: irritable bowel syndrome

What is an Elimination Diet?

What is an Elimination Diet?

Going on an elimination diet was the first step in helping me to control my irritable bowel syndrome. Here I briefly describe what is involved.

Be careful with your fibre intake

Be careful with your fibre intake

At first people with constipation assume they should be eating more fibre in their diet. However if you have irritable bowel syndrome then too much fibre or the wrong type of fibre can worsen your symptoms.

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.

Barium Meal More Laxatives!

Barium Meal More Laxatives!

Here are the results of my barium meal and the final diagnosis from my doctor.

First Visit To The Doctor

First Visit To The Doctor

Finally plucked up the courage to go and see the doctor to properly diagnosis irritable bowel syndrome.

Apologies, antibiotics and IBS

Apologies, antibiotics and IBS

Well its been a long time since I last updated my blog. I’m sorry if anyone has been wondering whats going on. I was supposed to see the dietitian before christmas but the appointment got cancelled. Anyway I’m now seeing her in March. Over Christmas and New Year I had a lot of family staying […]