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Our support through the cost-of-living crisis

With the rising cost of living and uncertainty about energy bills this winter, it’s understandable that many of our members are feeling anxious. For many people living with IBS, feelings of stress and anxiety trigger or exacerbate their condition, leading to painful flare ups. We wanted to...

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Take Control of your IBS this Summer Holiday Season

The summer holiday season is fast approaching and whether you are going abroad or staying in the UK, we’re here to help you feel more confident, comfortable and in control of your IBS. Planning a trip away can be a huge challenge when you live with IBS. The uncertainty of travel and the...

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Miracle Mornings

What if you could wake up tomorrow and any - or EVERY - area of your life was beginning to transform? What would you change? How would you feel if you were in control of your IBS? Mike Lawrence, one of the charity’s wellbeing advisers, has reviewed and recommends The Miracle Morning, a book...

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More Top Tips for Living Well with IBS

In this blog post, some of our members share their TOP TIPS for living well with IBS. Remember, what works for one person may not work for another. It’s important to try news ways of managing your IBS and find what works for you. “My top tips for living well with IBS are...

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Sleep and IBS

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone, particularly if you have IBS. Lack of sleep always makes everything, including your IBS, worse. But many people with IBS often tell us that their sleep has been disturbed and they do not feel rested when they wake up in...

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Top tips for living well with IBS

The start of a new year is an ideal time to reflect on how you manage your IBS and identify new ways you can better manage your symptoms. Whether you have just been diagnosed with IBS or have had the condition for years, we recommend taking time to think about your condition. We believe that it...

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Do you suffer with bloating?

Bloating is one of the symptoms of IBS. It can be painful and uncomfortable, but what causes it? And what can you do to alleviate the symptoms? What is bloating? Bloating is a sensation of increased abdominal pressure. Many people with IBS, but not all, experience bloating....

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IBS and the COVID vaccine

Over the last few months, we have received a number of enquiries from members of The IBS Network asking if the COVID19 vaccination has any untoward effect on IBS. We are not aware of any data to suggest that the vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus causing COVID-19, the disease) causes a...

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Free one-to-one support from an IBS specialist

Are you struggling with your IBS? Do you want personal advice from an IBS trained healthcare professional? Join The IBS Network today and you’ll have access to our telephone helpline three evenings a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7pm to 9pm). Speak to one of our IBS trained nurses...

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Top tips for living well with IBS

As part of IBS Awareness Month this month, we’ve been encouraging our community to take their IBS back to basics. Whether you have just been diagnosed with IBS, or have had the condition for years, coming out of this unprecedented year, we thought it would be a good time to take time to...

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