IBS: The Patients’ Perspective
‘Illness is a language, the body is representation and medicine is a political practice.’ Bryan S. Turner, The Body and Society. The Irritable Bowel Syndrome is still regarded by … Continue reading
SIBO. Is it a major cause of IBS?
When I was training to be a gastroenterologist way back then, Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) was a rare diagnosis, most often found in patients with blind loop syndrome. This … Continue reading
Open up your bowels and let the sun shine in; the myths about Vitamin D and IBS
It’s a no brainer. Most people with IBS have low levels of Vitamin D, so the answer seems simple: if you can’t get enough sunshine in your life, take Vitamin … Continue reading
Does work cause your IBS?
Is your IBS worse on Monday morning when you go to work? Does it improve when you take a holiday? Have you had to take time off work because of … Continue reading