The Sensitive Gut

Understanding IBS

Milk intolerance; it’s not just lactose.

Lactose Intolerance is a common ‘cause’ of bloating, flatulence, pain and diarrhoea.  This is usually assumed to be due to deficiency of lactase or beta galalactosidase, the enzyme secreted by … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

All you ever wanted to know about farting but were too embarrassed to ask.

There can be nothing as embarrassing and painful as gas. It gurgles and squelches through the intestines during pauses in conversations,  squeaking like a rusty door or roaring like an … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

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