Tag Archives: "Irritable Bowel Syndrome"

Do Oats Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms?

Oats are low in FODMAP and high in fibre. So you will likely be feeling rather frustrated that they trigger your IBS. Being on the low FODMAP diet is restrictive enough, without low FODMAP foods also causing you issues. This can leave you feeling confu …

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Resistant Starches and IBS

Resistant starches are a type of carbohydrate that can flare up irritable bowel syndrome symptoms. If you have ever felt frustrated that you are following a low FODMAP diet and still getting bloating, it could be resistant starch. In this blog post, I …

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What is FODMAP Stacking?

If you are following the low FODMAP diet then you may be wondering what is FODMAP stacking? FODMAP stacking is something that you must understand fully to avoid making mistakes through the low FODMAP process. This article explains what FODMAP stacking …

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How Does A GP Manage IBS?

Many people ask me who they should go to about their digestive problems and what usually happens during the assessment. You should be going to your GP to start with and they will assess you and do a number of tests to rule out other conditions. In the …

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How Does Fibre Affect IBS?

Introduction Do you find that fibre makes your IBS symptoms worse? You may have been told by your doctor to eat more fibre, but you will probably find that this can worsen your symptoms. So what are you supposed to do? Avoid fibre? Eat an unhealthy die …

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Does Aloe Vera Juice Help IBS?

You will have seen aloe vera being advertised as an IBS remedy. It soothes the skin, so taking a supplement for your gut makes sense right? But does aloe vera juice help IBS or is this just another fad which is going to be a waste of your time and mone …

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Lemon – Low FODMAP

http://www.compoundchem.com The words of the song the Lemon Tree, the words are undeniable “Lemon tree very pretty, and the lemon flower is sweet, but the fruit of the poor lemon is impossible to eat.” Many people with gastro-oesophageal reflux (GORD) …

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How To Increase Weight With IBS

Are you left wondering ‘how can I increase weight weight IBS?’ When you are trying to avoid IBS symptoms you may find that you struggle to gain weight. This is because your diet has become too restrictive. You will be feeling confused about what you sh …

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What Tests do I Need For IBS?

So you have suffered with uncomfortable bloating for several years now. You are sick of having to choose what you wear based on how bloated your stomach may or may not be a few hours from now. Something has happened to make you FINALLY say NO MORE! Gre …

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5 Causes of IBS Bloating

When I ask my Take Control members, which IBS symptom do you hate the most, it is always bloating. But, what causes IBS bloating? Is there 1 cause or several causes of IBS bloating? In this article, I discuss the most common causes so that you can star …

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