Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Low FODMAP Recipe: Thai-Style Tofu Noodles

Emer Delaney | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

With the weather looking to hot up this week and many people bringing out their BBQ's and picnics, I wanted to share one of my favourite summer recipes with you. My Thai-Style Tofu Noodles are a great alternative for a tasty, light summer lunch or as an exiting side dish for your BBQ.

When You Just Can't Stomach IBS

Rico Griffiths-Taitte | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rico Griffiths-Taitte

It's hard to refute that the epitome of a fit man is someone who has a chiseled mid range you could grate cheese on. Then there are men like me. We are bombarded with the latest craze in Men's magazines and on the Internet, about men having six pack abs. This for me is a stomach churning thought especially as I suffer with IBS.

Low FODMAP Diet: Warm Halloumi and Potato Salad

Emer Delaney | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

This Mediterranean warm halloumi and potato salad is the perfect lunch on a hot summer's day. It's quick and easy to make, spicy and full of flavour and, whether your guests are meat lovers or vegetarians, they'll LOVE IT!! It's also perfect for anyone following a low FODMAP diet such as people with IBS or digestive disorders.

Low FODMAP Recipe: Courgette and Lemon Risotto

Emer Delaney | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

This courgette and lemon risotto is sublime. It's healthy, tasty and full of nutrients, meaning that you'll look great, feel great and, best of all, it's not a diet so no restrictions. Just healthy choices.

The Taboo Topic - Let's Talk About Our Bowels

Dr Anton Emmanuel | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anton Emmanuel

It's no surprise that we're often unwilling to talk about our bowels, but if we were more open about the number of trips we take to the bathroom or spoke freely about changes in colour, odour, and texture then it could be truly life changing. Important health issues could be diagnosed and addressed much sooner.

Got IBS? Six Things You NEED to Know

Jenna Downes | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

I hope this post has given you a better idea of the other gut health issues that exist outside and alongside IBS. It is great that more people are speaking out and raising awareness of IBS; let's make sure together that IBS isn't just a label doled out doctors but a recognized condition that is diagnosed by properly excluding other causes.

IBS - Another Success Story of Low FODMAP Treatment

Emer Delaney | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

IBS is a common condition and it affects approximately 4 million people in the UK. It is a chronic, relapsing and often life-long condition and people suffer from significant symptoms including abdominal pain, bloating and an overwhelming sense of lethargy.

Constipation - The Silent Epidemic

Dr Zoe Norris | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Zoe Norris

As a nation we are also rubbish at knowing when we are constipated. While most people know that not having a poo for two weeks and sitting for hours on end straining is constipation, there are thousands of people who don't realise that their tendency to fart, and have massive poos can equally be a sign.

25 High FODMAP Foods To Avoid If You Have IBS

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), following a low FODMAP diet could help ease your symptoms. For those uninitiated, FODMAP stands...

How The FODMAP Diet Could Help Your IBS

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One in five people are thought to suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and one of the most effective ways to ease symptoms, according to health ...

Bowel Cancer: Why is Poo a Taboo?

Amy Noss | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK
Amy Noss

I hope for the sake of your loved ones you feel able to engage in conversation to create an open dialogue if something doesn't feel right. Only then can we truly get to the bottom of bowel disease.

Can The NHS Learn From The Treatment Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK
Andrew Cunningham

A diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, is a classic heart-sink for a doctor because IBS, although affecting 15% of the population has no known cause or explanation.

That Gut Feeling

The Mac Twins | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Mac Twins

We're benefitting the medical world, whilst getting to know our own bodies better, in turn (hopefully) making them healthier - it's WIN WIN all round. Who knew sharing a womb could be so salubrious?!

What Is IBS And How Can You Deal With It?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (as it's formally known) is a common health disorder which leads to abdominal cramping, changes in bowel movements and...

Why You Should Listen to Your Gut

Maria Senise | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Senise

We've all heard it time and time again: Listen to your gut. What the hell does that mean? And why are we supposed to listen to our gut of all things? I think of my gut as where my poop comes out; why am I supposed to follow that part of my body?

Help With IBS

Chloe Brotheridge | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Brotheridge

Do you need help with IBS? You're not alone, around one in five people will experience IBS at some point in their lives. Hypnotherapy for IBS is appro...

Poorna Bell

These High Fructose Foods May Make You Bloated

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People who suffer from IBS or other underlying gastrointestinal conditions will know that fructose can make things worse. However, new research has re...

IBS: The Secret Bitter Pill That Drugs Won't Sweeten

Claire Snowdon-Darling | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Snowdon-Darling

IBS needs to be discussed openly, honestly and with no holds barred. It needs to be looked at in the wider context of what stressful lives and high sugar and processed diets are doing to the human body.

Ever Experienced Bloating or Bowel Problems?

Natalie Lamb | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Lamb

There is often more than one cause of an individual's IBS and these can vary from person to person. Many IBS sufferers also tend to have a range of symptoms that do not appear to come from the bowel, but can be related to other symptoms such as headaches, backache, insomnia, tiredness and muscle pain.

The Promise of Placebos - and the Promise Beyond?

Tony Lobl | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK
Tony Lobl

"The placebo effect is real, quantifiable and in fact you're doing quite well with an active therapy if you can get as good a response as the placebo response," said Professor Jon Stoessl, director of the Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre at the University of British Columbia.

Poo-Phoria: Yes, It's A Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The sense of relief that sometimes accompanies an urgent trip to the toilet isn't just the gratitude of not having crapped your pants - according to P...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: How To Spot The Symptoms

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The number of people who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is remarkably high. Nutritionist therapist Petronella Ravenshear estimates about 1 in...

Can Eating Meat Make IBD Worse?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This article has been updated after incorrectly inserting facts about IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Changing your diet can rapidly affect the ki...

Mindfulness Meditation Can Reduce Physical Pain by 90 Percent, Week Two of Our Course Shows You How

Danny Penman Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Penman Ph.D.

Pain creates tension in the body, which feeds back into the brain, which responds by turning up the 'volume' on its pain amplifiers, creating even more suffering.

Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Reduce Pain and Suffering by 90 percent? This Three Week Course Shows You How To Begin.

Danny Penman Ph.D. | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Penman Ph.D.

Imaging studies show that mindfulness soothes the brain patterns underlying pain and, over time, these changes take root and alter the structure of the brain itself, so that patients no longer feel pain with the same intensity. Many say that they barely notice it at all.