Just Published in Paperback
Our book, Cooking for the Sensitive Gut has just come out in paperback It is a curious fact that at a time when those of us living in the so … Continue reading
IBS: Dropping the Symptoms and the Shame.
The pain just makes me feel desperate for some relief, but it’s hopeless. I have no energy to do anything. I’m just worthless; no wonder people ignore me. I am … Continue reading
Digestive Health Practitioners: an idea to stop the merry-go-round of IBS?
‘I don’t think my doctor understands IBS. The pills, he has prescribed, never seem to work and make some symptoms worse. He has referred me to a gastroenterologist, who lost … Continue reading
April is IBS Awareness Month
…… and The IBS Network are marking it with their 2nd National Conference on IBS. Since I retired from my role as Chair of the charity in December, 2015, I … Continue reading
Is there an IBS Personality?
What happens in a persons life can make them ill, but while some seem to get ill at the slightest provocation; others cope with the most catastrophic events without any … Continue reading
Is the uncertainty of modern life causing more IBS?
It is late Saturday afternoon, the setting sun is shining across the loch and a fire is glowing in the grate. It feels very peaceful. We have stopped over at … Continue reading
How do we deal with what happens?
How do we deal with experience? The quick answer is: we process it in association with previous experiences or thoughts and store it in our database of memories, where it … Continue reading
Gut Feelings: Does both consciousness and emotion come from our gut?
For many years, it was thought that consciousness resided in the most recent part of the brain, the cerebral cortex, while everything below that in the brain stem was unconscious … Continue reading
The Psychobiotic Revolution: an inspiration for discovery.
Whenever a new book claims a new health revolution, I must admit I am a little sceptical. Nevertheless, the notion that the bugs in our intestines can influence our gut … Continue reading