Is downward dog the way to treat IBS?

If you are like me, you are always looking for ways to get a handle on your IBS and find ways to reduce your symptoms. So is yoga one of these ways to help you? What is Yoga? Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning “yuj”, to unite the mind, body and spirit. Yoga includes pranayamaContinue reading “Is downward dog the way to treat IBS?”

IBS or Colon Cancer?

While it is scary to think about, it is important to understand and know the difference between IBS and colon cancer as the symptoms can at first appear very similar. So, lets break down this scary topic, starting with …. What is colon cancer? Colon cancer is a form of cancer that develops in theContinue reading “IBS or Colon Cancer?”

Covid-19 and IBS: What you need to know

Coronavirus 101 What is coronavirus(1) Covid-19 is the most recently discovered form of a disease from the coronavirus family. Coronaviruses also include Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome(SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). How it it spread(1) Covid 19 is a respiratory virus and as such is primarily spread through droplets coming from an infected personContinue reading “Covid-19 and IBS: What you need to know”

10 Things to Do the Day After an IBS Attack

The day after having a particularly bad IBS attack you can feel a bit worse for ware. You may still be experiencing some painful symptoms or your body may just be completely exhausted. We have all been there and after years of having my bad days this is my list of ten things to doContinue reading “10 Things to Do the Day After an IBS Attack”

5 Things You Didn’t Know About IBS

Stress does NOT cause IBS, but is a trigger for symptomsOnly half of IBS patients seek medical help – if you feel that you have IBS or know you do but haven’t taken the issue further with you GP, don’t be afraid to go get the help you deserve (1)IBS has been studied for moreContinue reading “5 Things You Didn’t Know About IBS”