Mind body connection

Easy stress reducing detox tips

Winter weather and the stress of the holidays can do a number on the immune system, the liver and the nervous system, which greatly affects digestive function. After the holiday whirlwind of eating, shopping, traveling, drinking, socializing and hosting, most […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why you should care about adrenal fatigue

I’ve seen an interesting pattern emerge in many of my clients. Many of them had a period of prolonged stress or a traumatic life event happen sometime before their IBS symptoms started. We know that stress can effect the gut […]

How culture effects your IBS symptoms

So how can culture can affect your IBS symptoms, chance of recovery and treatment? Ann Harrington, a Harvard professor of the history of science explains it nicely in the video below. Her talk about the relationship between culture and disease […]