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Bile Acid Diarrhoea – A Forgotten Reason For IBS-D?

Bile Acid Diarrhoea – A Forgotten Reason For IBS-D?

Struggling with IBS-D? Did you know it could be related to bile acid diarrhoea (BAD)? You might not have heard of this, but some studies show that around 34% of people with Diarrhoea predominant IBS may have BAD. What are bile acids? Bile is made in the liver, and...
Best gut health hack for better digestion

Best gut health hack for better digestion

Stop scrolling all those blogs about better gut health! This is my best gut health advice, the one thing you need to do to get better digestion.  If you’re looking to improve your gut health my number one tip is to eat more variety.  Specifically, we need to aim...
Are prebiotics good for IBS?

Are prebiotics good for IBS?

If you’ve tried taking prebiotics for your IBS you might have noticed they can really make a big impact. And not always in a good way! Prebiotics are a type of short chain sugars found in plant foods, and they also help to feed our healthy gut bacteria. Many...
Foods for acid reflux

Foods for acid reflux

What foods are good for reflux, and which foods make things worse? If you’ve got Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease or GORD (called Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease or GERD in the US and Canada) then you’ve probably tried eliminating various trigger foods...
Why does my stomach rumble? Causes of noisy digestion

Why does my stomach rumble? Causes of noisy digestion

Ever interrupted a meeting with a loud stomach rumble? Or heard sounds in there like a blocked drain is being cleared? Whilst it can be embarrassing, stomach noises aren’t normally anything to worry about, it’s often just food and liquid moving through...
How Many Times Should I Chew My Food?

How Many Times Should I Chew My Food?

Have you ever noticed how many times you chew your food? It might be something you think about much, but when I’m working with my clients it’s something I ask people to think about.  I’ve got four reasons why you should probably be chewing more than...
IBS and hair loss

IBS and hair loss

Some of my clients with IBS, also present with hair thinning and / or hair loss. This article will look at the link between hair loss and irritbale bowel syndrome The gut / scalp connection Our digestive tract is not just for digesting food, the gut is connected to...