Tag Archives | slow bowel

ibs, constipation, low fodmap diet, low fodmap, digestion, resolor, SIBO

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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depression and Constipation

Can The Weather Cause Constipation?

When are we happiest? On a sunny tropical Island or in a cold dark city? I know, stupid question, you’d opt for the hot and sunny island. During the winter months I get many people complain to me about constipation. This could be coincidence or down to many other factors such as you exercise less because […]

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Chronic Constipation

Stop Treating the Symptom of Constipation & Start Treating The Cause

Going through life with a chronic illness is lonely, painful and at times soul destroying, but the hardest aspect to try and overcome is the depression that lingers. For many years growing up there were times when I wanted to give up on everything, to me, this ‘thing’ that I had with my digestion was holding me back; […]

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Travel with IBS

Flying With IBS | What’s In my Carry-on?

New Years is just around the corner and I know some of you will be off to celebrate NYE around the globe. I love traveling but I don’t love the IBS attacks that come with it. Flying is the worst time for me. Most of the food I can’t eat, the air pressure gets to […]

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Resolor prucalopride Review

Resolor Prucalopride Review | 4 Months on

So, I thought that now is a good time for me to do another update on my experience taking Resolor (Prucalopride). If you haven’t read my previous posts regarding Resolor, please do. It will help you to understand the ups and downs I had when I first started to take it. It’s been 4 months […]

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Chronic Constipation & Depression

Chronic Constipation & Depression

Living with chronic constipation is hard, both physically and mentally. It is embarrassing to talk about as it is often a source for crude jokes, whereas its counterpart, diarrhoea is more commonly sympathised, due to its link with food poisoning. Constipation is a result (or symptom) of an underlying problem. Such as, colonic inertia, IBS, crohns disease, celiac […]

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