Category Archives: IBS

Bloated or suffering from IBS? Try the FODMAP diet: Revolutionary plan ‘significantly reduces symptoms’

Article written by Anna Hodgekiss for Mail Online Diet is based on cutting out foods that contain certain carbs and fibre  These can trigger embarrassing and painful symptoms in many with IBS Foods to avoid include bread, garlic, onions, some … Continue reading

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Artichokes could ease IBS misery

Feature in Daily Mail Could artichokes ease symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome?  That’s the suggestion from Tunisian researchers who analysed data on the vegetable’s health benefits. Though they said the research wasn’t definitive, it seems that liquid extracts of artichoke … Continue reading

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Health Notes: Dancing on Ice Suzanne in stomach pain agony caused by IBS

Article in the Mail on Sunday, 2nd March 2014 Dancing On Ice star Suzanne Shaw suffered agonising stomach pains when skating for the show – triggered by her Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). The gut disorder causes pain, bloating and spasms … Continue reading

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Your festive survival guide: seasonal supplements from Schwabe

Adapted from article on by Annabel Saladino Rounds of merry-making, rich food and the stress of the build-up can leave you feeling less than sparkling when Christmas Day arrives, so take the right supplement to ensure you enjoy the … Continue reading

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It’s true: Women DO get more bloated than men – mainly because they have longer intestines. Try a natural solution!

Article in the Daily Mail by Anna Hodgekiss, 9th October 2013 – Dr Robynne Chutkan, a U.S. gastroenterologist, says women’s colons are on average 10cm longer than men’s – May be to allow them to absorb more water or fluid … Continue reading

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Is tummy trouble keeping your child out of school? It could be Irritable Bowel Syndrome….

Article in the Daily Mail by Sandra Walsh – 24th September 2013 – The underlying cause of IBS is unknown, but stress can be a trigger – One in three adults will suffer from it at some point… – And … Continue reading

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A Five-Star Hotel may not be all that it seems….. beware of the Buffet!!

Article in Daily Mail by Jenny Hudson. Almost half of all travel to far-flung destinations is undertaken by those aged 45 and older, a 2012 Mintel survey found. “This age group usually chooses five-star accommodation, which can make you feel … Continue reading

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