Each month we will bring you the latest news which has caught our attention, regarding the Low FODMAP Diet, IBS and other gastrointestinal issues.
MADELEINE SHAW CLAIMS INTERMITTENT FASTING HAS ‘TRANSFORMED’ IBS
Madeleine Shaw explained how she tried intermittent fasting for ten days – she left a 14 hour gap between dinner and breakfast the next day. The results? She said she had more energy, as well as seeing improvement with digestion!
THIS OIL COULD RELIEVE CONSTIPATION SYMPTOMS
We have written about it before, but here is another article showing the amazing benefits of peppermint oil. Peppermint oil could relieve IBS symptoms as it works as a natural relaxant, nutritionists have claimed.
5 IBS SUFFERERS REVEAL HOW IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME AFFECTS THEIR WORKING LIVES
I know all too well how much IBS can affect working life. When I was full-time employed, I suffered the agonising pain sat at my desk, the embarrassment of stomach noises and having to go to the toilet all the time, and the guilt when it all got too much and I had to phone in sick. In this article 5 people share their stories…
‘HOW I TOLD MY BOYFRIEND I HAVE CROHN’S DISEASE’
Life can be difficult, held back and embarrassing when you are living with a digestive disorder… so how do you get the courage to go dating and at what point do you tell them you have bowel issues?? One brave lady tells her story here…
WHAT IS SERATONIN?
A very interesting article on Serotonin:
“Since such a large percentage of the body’s serotonin is found in the digestive system, it is unsurprising that it also has significant effects within this region… As well as playing its part in normal bowel function, serotonin also has an important protective role in the gut…”
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