Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The IBS diets (4): the low carbohydrate diet

edit 15.02.2012: Be sure to read about the results I got with the low carb diet! click here.

I thought I was done with the diet series, but the truth is, I can't spend a single week without stumbling upon a very interesting one. The one I got you today is a pure gem: written by recognized doctors, and not that hard to follow. Something else? Oh yes, they show proof that they can cure Crohn's disease thanks to it.If it works for Crohn's,. I say it's worth a try for IBS.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

origin of IBS: Is it all in your head?

Not so long ago, the only answer you got from a doctor about your IBS symptoms would be "It's in your head, it's stress. Try to relax.". Thanks doc, very easy to do. In the last few years, lots of possible origins of IBS have been discovered (see my article on the origins of IBS ). But recently, some studies suggest that irritable bowel syndrome may indeed be triggered by your own brain. A review of these discoveries, and what we can do to get better.

Monday, November 7, 2011

The IBS diets (3): Choosing the diet that suits you, and my results using the Fodmaps diet

Edit: be sure to read the other parts of the series, about the low FODMAPs diet, the specific carbohydrate diet, the low-carb diet, and the results I got with it!
I updated this article and added the low carb diet.

So, we know about the three most famous diets for IBS: the low-fodmap diet, the specific carbohydrate diet and the low-carb diet Now come the big questions: Which one should I choose? Is it feasible to stick to such a diet for a long time? What results can I expect? Are there other alternatives?
Let's delve into each one of them.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

The IBS diets (2) The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)

Edit: be sure to read the other parts of the series, about the low FODMAPs diet, the low-carb diet, and the results of my low-carb diet!

Every one of us suffering from IBS knows this: We have so called "trigger foods", that makes us run to the bathroom within minutes. And of course, we have all banished these foods from our diet. But there is more to diet than just suppressing a few ingredients. In fact, some diets are known to give a tremendous relief to a lot of IBS sufferers.
On my last post, I presented the Fodmap diet for IBS. Here is the other renowned diet for IBS, the SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet).

Friday, August 19, 2011

The IBS diets(1): the low FODMAP diet

Edit: be sure to read the other parts of the series, about the specific carbohydrate diet and my results using the FODMAPs diet!

Every one of us suffering from IBS knows this: We have so called "trigger foods", that makes us run to the bathroom within minutes. And of course, we have all banished these foods from our diet. But there is more to diet than just suppressing a few ingredients. In fact, some diets are known to give a tremendous relief to a lot of IBS sufferers.
In this article, I will present the recent, very popular, low FODMAP diet.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

L-Glutamine: The ultimate remedy for IBS-D?

Update 05 sept. 2011: I added some advice on using L-Glutamine at the end of this article.

First of all, my apologies for the lack of updates these last few months. I am still dedicated to finding efficient treatments for IBS, and well, I need to test and approve them before posting anything here.
Now to the good news. Fellow irritable bowel syndrome(diarrhea variant) sufferers, there is one drug you MUST try out. If you check out some websites, lots of users have had tremendous relief thanks to it: L-Glutamine.

Monday, April 11, 2011

The IBS audio program: a review

It's been a while. On my last entry I wrote about my intention to use hypnotherapy against IBS. After a few months trying it out, I can now make a review about what seems to be the best product for us on the market: The IBS audio program.


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