Kirsten Jackson


Recent Posts by Kirsten Jackson

Everything You Want to Know About IBS – Signs, Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) you will know that it is a complicated condition. It is a disease of the gut-brain axis. However, you are not alone as around 1 in 10 people have IBS, making it quite a common problem (1). Symptoms vary in sev …

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Do Bananas Cause Constipation?

One of the most popular questions I get asked is ‘do bananas cause constipation?’ Your friends may have even told you to eat bananas to help with constipation. ‘It thickens up your poop.’ This is confusing information since bananas can also be high in …

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Could My IBS Be Bile Acid Malabsorption

Bile Acid Malabsorption (BAM) is a condition which is often misdiagnosed as IBS. At least 1 in 100 people have BAM (1). If you have IBS which is sensitive to fat then you may BAM. In this article I will explain what BAM is and the common symptoms. I wi …

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Can Hypothyroidism Cause IBS?

You may be wondering if your hypothyroidism is causing your IBS. It is only natural to feel there may be a link. Many of the symptoms of having an under active thyroid are similar to IBS. You may notice that your IBS symptoms improve as your thyroid le …

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How Does Menopause Affect IBS?

Have you noticed that your IBS is worse during menopause? You may be wondering how does menopause affect IBS? Menopause causes many unpleasant symptoms as your body goes through a period of hormonal changes. One of these symptoms is the worsening of yo …

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Supplements For IBS

The idea of taking a simple supplement to help your IBS sounds ideal right? Well, this can now be reality. In this article I am going to cover my top supplements which have all been proven to work. How To Take Supplements Although it can be tempting to …

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What Causes Nausea in IBS

In this article I will looking at what causes nausea in IBS and what you can do about it. You may be experiencing the feeling as though you may vomit. This feeling is known as nausea and it is not pleasant. How Does IBS Cause Nausea? Whilst you may exp …

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Enterosgel

Many clients ask me if Enterosgel is good for irritable bowel syndrome. There are so many supplements out there claimed to help with IBS. It can be hard to figure out what is what. You will likely also be fed up of having to try yet another supplement. …

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The FoodMarble Food Intolerance Testing Device Review

You will likely be wondering is the FoodMarble device accurate? Or is this just another scam? There are so many supposed food intolerance tests out there and mostly they are completely inaccurate. This is very frustrating because I know you just want a …

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Suffering from IBS Symptoms Immediately After Eating

Do you immediately get symptoms after eating? Frustrating isn’t it?! When you have IBS, having diarrhoea or stomach cramping after eating can be a regular occurrence. In this article I am going to cover what causes this immediate reaction to food and w …

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