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IBS and hair loss

IBS and hair loss

Some of my clients with IBS, also present with hair thinning and or hair loss. This is why I’m so excited about my new partnership with Trichology UK, where I’m working in a multi-disciplinary team to support people with gut issues and hair and scalp problems....
IBS & Disordered Eating – Food Anxiety

IBS & Disordered Eating – Food Anxiety

Can elimination diets for IBS lead to disordered eating? It’s not normally clear which comes first, the anxiety about food triggering your symptoms, or the dietary restriction leading to stressful thoughts and obsessive behaviour around eating. But we do know...
Could meditation help your gut health?

Could meditation help your gut health?

There is a growing body of evidence about the link between the brain and our gut, so how does meditation help improve gut health? Many of my clients notice that when they are more stressed their digestive system will be affected.  We are all familiar with stress...
Should I get a stool test for IBS?

Should I get a stool test for IBS?

If you’ve had IBS for a while you might be considering getting a stool test, but should you bother? What can a stool test tell you? Stool testing can tell you your levels of abundance of healthy and ‘bad’ bacteria the health of the intestinal lining...
Why traditional diets don’t work if you have IBS

Why traditional diets don’t work if you have IBS

Have you wondered why slimming clubs and traditional diets don’t work if you have IBS? Or perhaps they work for a bit, but not for the long term? Perhaps you’ve tried slimming clubs yourself and been back again and again. If you’ve got a sensitive...
The Best Diet for IBS

The Best Diet for IBS

If you want to change your diet to support a sensitive digestion how do you know which is the best diet for IBS? There are many diets reported to improve Irritiable Bowel Syndrome and each person will have their own individual reaction to certain foods. In a 2019...
How to lose weight when you’ve got IBS

How to lose weight when you’ve got IBS

Are you fed up of trying to lose weight, but feeling frustrated that healthy food trigger your IBS symptoms?  It can feel like typical weight loss advice tells you to eat food that makes you feel bloated, gives you stomach pains or send you running to the bathroom.  I...
Why is my IBS worse in the hot weather?

Why is my IBS worse in the hot weather?

If you suffer with IBS, you may be experiencing a change in your symptoms with the hot weather during this summer. There are a number of reasons why the heat can change our symptoms. Dehydration affects IBS Firstly, when it’s very hot, we will typically sweat a...
How potato salad is good for the gut

How potato salad is good for the gut

Make potato salad part of your summer picnics and BBQs because cold cooked potatoes are good for our gut health. Gut microbes love cold potatoes Cold cooked potatoes are great for your gut health because they contain resistant starch which help feed the beneficial...