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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...
Running with IBS – helpful hacks for better exercise

Running with IBS – helpful hacks for better exercise

If you have tried running with IBS you may find strenuous exercise can give you diarrhoea, cramps or stomach pains. For those who run long distances you may get caught short with no toilet near you. How does exercise affect IBS? If you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome...
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...
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...
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...