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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...