Tag Archives: "Digestive Health"

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 […]

Probiotics and Irritable Bowl Syndrome

What are Probiotics? Probiotics are “live microorganisms, which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host”. About Probiotics In order for a probiotic to successfully balance gut bacteria, it has to survive the stomach acid, so it can reach the targeted area of the gut. The effects of probiotics are strain […]

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. […]

IBS digestive distress – is there a problem with bread?

Many people with IBS state that bread is a real issue in provoking symptoms. Is this true? What is it about bread that is the problem? This post aims to discuss the provocateurs of digestive distress in IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). Cited as sustenance – for example, the line ‘give us this day our daily […]