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Why The Low FODMAP Diet Doesn’t always work for IBS-C

I’m not one for diets or labels. A diet that works for someone may not always work for the other person and the term ‘diets’ represents a temporary way of eating where I would rather change my eating habits for the long term. The idea of labeling those of us with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) seems […]

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Constipation in Children

Constipation in Children

Constipation can be a traumatic and less than pleasant experience for the best of us, but when a child gets constipated it can completely alter their perception of a happy bathroom experience. It can also be stressful to the parent ;no one wants to see their child in pain or discomfort.

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A Balancing Act :: The day in the life of an IBS sufferer

A Balancing Act :: The day in the life of an IBS sufferer

Happiness, love and health are the 3 main ingredients to a fulfilling life. When one is out of balance the other 2 will soon follow. As with any chronic illness trying to manage these 3 aspects of life can be challenging. When things aren’t going right or you put so much effort into keeping the […]

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Befriending My Gut

Befriending My Gut

If you are one of my regular readers you will know my opinion regarding the term ‘Irritable Bowel Syndrome’ aka. ‘IBS’. This term is usually given to those of us suffering from symptoms such a as bloating, constipation or diarrhea, cramps, lower abdominal pain and a general all round affinity to food intolerances…lucky us! The truth […]

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The gut brain connection

The Gut-Brain Connection | Part 1 : Serotonin

Many of us, just put up with constipation. We don’t talk about it and even when we’ve been to the doctor a hundred and ten times and it’s the same answer of “There’s nothing wrong with you, you just need more water and more fiber!” or “Here have some laxatives.” you either want to pull […]

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How to get Rid of a Bloated Stomach

Beat The Festive Bloat & Gut Troubles

I love the festive season, it’s a time to eat and be merry with the ones you love. However when auntie brings out the Christmas pudding and whipped cream, how can you say no… It doesn’t matter how strict you are all year round! However, if the festive traditions of guzzling wine and scoffing chocolates get too much, here […]

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