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Do you have IBS and worry about not having access to a toilet when you most need one?

Do you have IBS and worry about not having access to a toilet when you most need one? If so, our RADAR key gives you independent access to more than 9,000 toilets in the UK, giving you peace of mind when you’re out and about. But what is a RADAR key, how does it work and where can you get one?...

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What are the symptoms of IBS?

What is IBS, what are the symptoms and what can you do to treat the condition? In our latest blog post we explain more. What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the name given to a longstanding condition consisting of frequent abdominal discomfort and bowel symptoms...

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How keeping a wellness diary can help your IBS.

Are you struggling with IBS? Do you want to better understand your triggers and live well with the condition? The IBS Network’s 12-week

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Meet The IBS Network’s Ewa Gabzdy

It’s National Pharmacists Day on Sunday 12 January so we’d like to introduce you to our pharmacist adviser Ewa Gabzdy. Ewa is a community pharmacist who works for the Medicines Management Team at Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which includes support for GP...

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New year’s resolutions for managing your IBS better

Do you want to better manage your IBS this year? We share some advice to help you have a happy new year with improved IBS self-management. Take control with The IBS Network self-care programme Managing your IBS effectively is all about self-care. There is no one treatment...

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Tips for cooking your Christmas turkey

Gastroenteritis is one of the main causes of IBS, and a further bout can make your existing IBS much worse. Make sure you don’t put yourself and your family at risk this Christmas by following these hygiene precautions when you’re cooking your turkey. Make friends with your fridge. Keep the...

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Vegan diets and IBS – are they compatible?

As part of World Vegan Month in November we’ve been looking at the consequences of choosing a plant-based diet if you have IBS. A vegan diet contains only plants (such as vegetables, grains, nuts and fruits) and foods made from plants. Vegans don’t eat foods that come from animals, including...

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Probiotics: Are they worth considering for your IBS?

What are probiotics? Although people tend to think that bacteria are harmful germs that can make you ill, there are many types that are good for our health. The gut contains trillions of bacteria that are important for helping us to stay healthy. Probiotics are ‘good’...

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What can I eat?

When it comes to IBS, the question we hear most is, ‘So, what can I eat?’ The answer, unfortunately, is not that simple. What works for one person, may not work for another. So, what can you do? Get a diagnosis IBS is a common disorder of the gut brain interaction...

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Top tips for good gut health

This week (16 to 22 September) is Love Your Gut Week which highlights the importance of good gut health and encourages people to talk about their own gut health.

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