The Sensitive Gut

Understanding IBS

It may be shocking, but does your doctor understand your IBS?

Sam Bearfoot, who blogs and broadcasts on UK Health Radio as The Digestion Detective, wrote last week to say how much she enjoyed The IBS Network’s 25th Anniversary Event, ‘IBS, … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

Quality Care for IBS: Are we any closer?

In April (IBS Awareness Month) 2015, The IBS Network of patients and health care professionals initiated a  campaign for improvements in  health care professional training and services that included the … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Is your doctor or your dietitian keeping you in IBS?

He shuffled in, sat down heavily and fixed me with a watery stare.  ‘You know them pills you gave me last time, doc?’  He sucked in his breath noisily and … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

My doctor never listens; he tells me it’s just IBS ……

My doctor never listens to me.  He tells me it’s just IBS.  There is nothing seriously wrong and I must learn to live with it.  The tablets he prescribes never … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

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