Tag Archives: "Irritable Bowel Syndrome"

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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7 Symptoms and Symptoms of IBS

The signs and symptoms of IBS are considered too vague to make a diagnosis. This will frustrate you as it means that you need to wait for testing to be done. You can find a description of the testing you need to get an IBS diagnosis here. It is importa …

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What Are The Best Teas For IBS

‘Which teas are safe for IBS?’ This is a question you may want to be asking your dietitian. You know that staying hydrated is important for your IBS control. But, you may feel frustrated in having to drink just water – it is bland and fairly boring. Th …

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Do Glutamine Supplements Help IBS Symptoms?

This article explains whether taking glutamine helps IBS. I will explain if taking these supplements helps symptoms based on proven science. As an IBS sufferer you are well researched – usually due to the desperation in trying to find a solution. But i …

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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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