Monday, November 12, 2012

Healing while eating: foods that can help with IBS

So far on this blog, I've talked about supplements, diet, hypnotherapy... But if any of this seems complicated to you, I still have something up my sleeve: some foods that are very easy to find seem to help IBS symptoms a lot. I can't guarantee that this will cure you, but there's nothing easier. Thanks to Qing who gave me the idea of writing this post!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Starting all over again: The SCD intro diet

It's been a while. In the last months, I grew accustomed to the low-carb diet, and started being negligent: testing more and more trigger foods, not counting carbs... Eventually, I found out that some of my symptoms were back.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

IBS diets: the dreaded 3-month flare

I already mentioned in a previous article that, although my low-carb diet works wonders, I had quite a bad time at the beginning of June. Fortunately it only lasted a few days. Unfortunately, I had the most unpleasant surprise to see symptoms come back at the beginning of September. What is happening here? Well, it seems to be a well-known issue with diets that lower carb consumption: Every three-months, the symptoms tend to come back.


Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Low-carb diet and muscle: what you should know

I have been advocating for the low-carb diet on this blog for quite a while now, and I feel like it's time to play the devil's advocate a bit. I still think that you MUST try this diet if you suffer from IBS, because it IS a life-changer, but I recently found out that too much low-carb can become problematic. Here is what you should know, and why you should avoid limiting carb intake too much.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Learning to live again: 6 months into the low-carb diet

It's hard for me to believe that I have been able to maintain such a restrictive diet for quite some time now. I had a lot of ups, and a few downs. But thanks to it, I am now faced with a new challenge: forget in the first place that I had IBS.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Origin of IBS: The bacteria theory

Although there is no general agreement in the scientific community regarding what causes IBS, it is interesting to notice that a theory comes back very often. You can find it in old books, some very recent discoveries support it, but until now there hasn't been any definitive proof of it. Still, to my mind this is the most probable origin of IBS. A review of what we know about bacteria infections possibly causing IBS,  and why a cure already exists if this theory holds.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Low carb diet for IBS: A list of foods

The low-carb diet still works incredibly well for me. I am getting used to living without IBS symptoms. As I stated before, you must try it out!
In order to help you starting out, here are a few lists of foods that are low/high carb.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Am I cured of IBS? 2 months into the low carb diet

It has now been two months since I started the low-carbohydrate diet, after having read about an austrian doctor who cured Crohn's sufferers with it (check his book, it's a great read: life without bread).
I feel it is now time for a first review. I don't want to make you wait, so here goes: it has changed my condition in an incredible way. In fact, I am beginning to think that I can get cured within a few months. If you want detailed results, and advice how YOU can start the diet and get better, this article is for you.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

A quick update

Right now I am in the middle of the low-carb diet, and I don't feel ready to write a whole article about it yet. But just to let you know, results are extremely encouraging, you may want to give it a go.

So as I had nothing new to tell, I decided to create a page for newcomers: the idea is to list the most efficient ways I know of to deal with irritable bowel syndrome, without having to read the whole blog.
You can find it in the tab "new here?" above, or you can click here.

One more thing, I'd like to thank everyone who takes the time to write a comment. This is what makes blogs so interesting, the interaction! So don't hesitate to leave a message!

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