Kirsten Jackson

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Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Introduction Eosinophilic Oesophagitis (EoE) is a rare allergic condition which can affect both adults and children. EoE is triggered by having an allergic response to certain foods. When you consume the food, inflammation occurs in your oesophagus, leading to symptoms. What Are The Symptoms of Eosinophilic Oesophagitis? In adults, dysphagia (inability to swallow) and food getting […]

Is Intermittent Fasting Good For IBS?

Fasting and more specifically, intermittent fasting has become popular with many in recent years. It has many controversially claimed benefits and now there are some claims that the practise is beneficial for irritable bowel syndrome. In this post, I am going to look at the science behind the idea that fasting is good for IBS. […]