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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In this blog post for IBS Awareness Month, Greenliving Pharma talk about the importance of good gut health. IBS Awareness Month is a great time to talk more about the very common disorder that affects many people’s lives. There’s a stigma around IBS and because we don’t talk about it as...

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Are you feeling flat?

Are you struggling to get motivated or feeling more anxious and depressed than usual? If so, you’re not alone. Many of our members are finding life challenging. With the latest lockdown, winter weather, and January blues, it is more important than ever to take care of your mental...

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How to stay positive when times are hard

Keeping a positive mindset is one of the best strategies to look after your health and wellbeing and get through these challenging times. If you are struggling, or just want some tips for improving your mindset, then read on for these positive thinking strategies from health and wellbeing coach...

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Managing IBS at Christmas

Christmas is certainly going to be very different this year. Whether you are staying at home, or visiting family in your support bubble, it’s more important than ever to take care of yourself. Read More

Lifestyle and diet changes that can help your IBS

When it comes to treating IBS, making diet and lifestyle changes is always the first step. Try making these simple changes and see what difference they make to managing your condition.  Simple changes to make during lockdown. Try one small adjustment at a time and make...

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Coping with lockdown

As England goes back into lockdown tomorrow, we wanted to share our thoughts to help you cope with the difficult weeks ahead. However challenging life may become, remember, we’ve done it before, and we can do it again. If you find yourself getting stressed or anxious, remind yourself...

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