Talking about IBS doesn’t make a great date conversation.
Significant strides have been made to better understand the role of magnesium and its therapeutic effect on a number of medical conditions, making more effective treatments a likely potential.
We will be on the highway, close to a rest area, and my husband will ask if I need to stop. "Nope," I say. "All good." So, we drive past the rest area, and its mostly clean toilets and head on down the highway. A few miles down the road, there's usually a sign that says, "No restrooms for the next 100 miles" or something like that. Instantly, Anxiety and IBS, start talking to me.
Diverse and constantly evolving, the gut is responsible for much more than just digestion. In recent years, growing evidence has shown that the gut plays a central role in your overall wellbeing, including supporting a healthy immune system and even affecting your risk for disease and obesity.
While the phrases food allergy and food sensitivity have been used interchangeably in the past, they're actually quite different.
Mental illness is a superpower. I wish my mother had lived long enough for me to have told her that.
The overwhelming majority of individuals with IBS as those with the many disorders listed above, are unaware of their underlying
The "gotta go" feeling can pop up anywhere and at anytime and if a public restroom is not available, business owners currently can refuse access to an employee-only restroom to people with these debilitating digestive diseases.
To those suffering from IBS, the pain can be quite debilitating. But there are some ways to find relief from IBS. Here are just a few of them.
We now have an opportunity to shift the focus from simply diagnosing and treating ill health to understanding, curing and preventing it. Caring for our microbes gives us a chance to conquer this new wave of illness, and live healthier, happier lives.