The Sensitive Gut

Understanding IBS

Buscopan; one tablet, two prices, but does it work for you?

Buscopan is licenced by Boehringer Ingleheim, a large multinational pharmaceutical corporation based in Germany.  It is the trade name for Hyoscine Butylbromide, a powerful antispasmodic, registered in 1956, that relieves … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 5 Comments

High on a hill; could weed help your IBS?

A few weeks ago, James offered this pithy piece of advice on The IBS Network’s Facebook page.       ‘Baked cannabis cookies made with organic coconut oil, that will sort it … Continue reading

August 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mint antagonises chilli and soothes your sensitive gut

After reading last night’s post on spices and IBS,  Joan Ransley sent me the following, published in Cooking for The Sensitive Gut . ‘Have you ever eaten fresh mint after … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 · 3 Comments

Drugs for IBS: are they any good?

The mass production of penicillin in the nineteen forties heralded a revolution in medicine.  Not only could infections be cured but protection from the risks of infection allowed permitted critical … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · 5 Comments

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