Causes of IBS

Learning about SIBO from the inside out

Two months ago things changed with my gut. My perfect digestion turned into bloat and gas after every meal. I couldn’t believe after all this time, I could have digestive symptoms again. But this time around, symptom wise, it was […]

Jen’s IBS success story

What kept me going during the dark time that I struggled with IBS was finding success stories of people who had overcome their digestive struggles. I needed to know it was possible to keep up my hope and inspiration. That’s […]

How to fix anxiety

Anxiety and IBS go hand in hand. Getting sick sends anxiety through the roof. So addressing anxiety will speed up gut and adrenal healing. Healing anxiety is tricky, but I’ve been working on lowering my anxiety for years and have […]

Anxiety and IBS

Anxiety is a big problem among IBS sufferers. Before IBS there was likely a proclivity towards anxiety but after IBS anxiety levels seem to go through the roof. The cause of anxiety is often both physical as well as psychological.  […]

Home tests for IBS

We all do it. When mysterious health symptom hit we jump online and start googling our symptoms. The Internet has been a blessing for health education and empowerment. But it can also be trouble. I’ve heard it referred to as […]

The nervous system is the missing piece in IBS

In the last decade the conversation about healing IBS has improved greatly. When I was sick, the advice was to eat fiber and avoid acidic and fatty foods. Currently, the conversation revolves around probiotics, lowering inflammation, and grain-free, low sugar […]

All about h.pylori and stomach acid

From personal experience I learned a few lessons about stomach acid and hidden infections. The story starts 11 years ago when I had IBS. Eventually I developed a bad case of GERD/refulx/heartburn. If you’ve ever experienced these symptoms you know […]

The right tests for IBS

In my last blog post I wrote about how adrenal fatigue can wreak havoc on the gut, leading to infections, inflammation, and IBS. I also wrote about my personal experience with adrenal fatigue. This week I want to elaborate on […]