The Sensitive Gut

Understanding IBS

Growing away from the trauma and IBS

Everything that happens affects us.  Most we process and forget about.  It’s life! Things happen!  But nothing significant, no encounter, surprise or change  is ever completely deleted.  It is filed … Continue reading

October 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

If your bloating could talk, what would it say?

People are not born with IBS.  It may commence with an attack of gastroenteritis, but for many of the people who contact the IBS Network, it starts with something that … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

How much weight is it normal to lose on a low FODMAP diet?

Tina explained that she had been eliminating FODMAPs for about 6 weeks.   ‘I tried to re-introduce normal white bread last week, but I had a flare up which I am … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Feeling ill again? Is it your diet or might it be your chimp?

I’ve followed the diet so carefully, but I still get attacks of IBS, when everything I eat seem to upset me?  Why does the pain always seem to get me … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Am I or is my gut just too sensitive?

The way the symptoms of IBS can change in response to treatment can be so confusing.  For Jane, it seemed that the treatment worked, but the patient felt worse. ‘I … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

More Than A Public Inconvenience

Nicky wrote to us recently. ‘On radio Sheffield this morning – a new consultation about closing 5 of the remaining public toilets in Sheffield to save money. Will the IBS Network … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

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