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Make or update your Will for FREE and make a lasting difference to someone with IBS

Is writing a Will one of those things you keep meaning to get around to doing, but never do? We all know it is important to ensure we look after our loved ones when we have gone but starting the process can be a bit daunting. That’s why we are working with the National Free Wills...

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Prebiotics – why and how to include these in your diet if you have IBS.

Dr Bridgette Wilson, a gut specialist and clinical research dietitian, has carried out award-winning research into prebiotics in IBS. In this blog post, she explains what they are and whether or not people with IBS should take them. Although VERY similar in name, prebiotics are...

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Download your FREE Take Control of Your IBS guide

This month is IBS Awareness Month. It’s a time when we step up our efforts to raise awareness of IBS and the challenges people living with the condition face. With the recent coronavirus crisis, the team here at the charity believe it is more important than ever to continue our work raising...

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How to stay calm and manage your IBS well during these difficult times.

For some people with IBS, stress and anxiety may trigger their IBS symptoms. With the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK, it’s understandable that you may be feeling more stressed and anxious than normal. In this blog post, we explain how to stay calm and manage your IBS well during...

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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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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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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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Bloating and IBS

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? Find out more here. What is bloating? Bloating is a sensation of increased abdominal pressure. Many people with IBS, but not all,...

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