The Sensitive Gut

Understanding IBS

‘To boldly go where no man has gone before.’ Exploring the gas clouds of inner space with the IBS voyager.

Fantastic Voyage is a 1966 American science fiction film, starring Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch and Donald Pleasance as the crew of the submarine/spaceship, Proteus, that is able to shrink to … Continue reading

January 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Candidiasis: is it now time to reappraise the yeast connection?

Someyears ago, before the microbiome revolution, I wrote an article on Candidiasis and IBS for The IBS Network. It described the current state of the art and concluded that ‘there … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 · 3 Comments

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

April 9, 2016 · 11 Comments

What a way to spend Christmas.

It was Christmas Eve.  I just assumed I’d eaten too much.  It was a mistake to cook that Mexican feast.  My brother and his partner enjoyed it and so with … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

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