The Sensitive Gut

Understanding IBS

The Green-eyed Goddess

Food is among our most fundamental driving forces, alongside sex, companionship, shelter and drink. It can determine our mood, can dominate our thinking and regulate our behaviour.  But it is … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Very Complex Illness

There was a time when physicians used to group all illnesses that did not have definitive structural features or an obvious physical cause under the same all –embracing title.  For … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Probiotics; are they worth considering for IBS?

Our microbiota (the microflora found on our bodies) is thought by some to be the forgotten organ and in our large bowel we have over 100 trillion microbes, around 70% … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Runners Trots

Can running/exercise induce IBS symptoms and why is this caused? Moderate regular exercise prevents the build up of stress and tends to relieve symptoms in most runners.  It also can … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

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