This area of the website discusses Irritable Bowel Syndrome and ways to help ease the symptoms and make the pain and discomfort a thing of the past. What is IBS? gives a rundown of what IBS is, How to Combat IBS gives various ways that you can try to help control your symptoms
Gluten Free Diet
Gluten free diets are helpful for suffers with a gluten sensitivity. Information on gluten free dieting and its relation to celiac disease can be found at the celiac disease and gluten free dieting page. The gluten free food list page offers a helpful list of foods good and bad for the diet.
Many people are lactose intolerant and there is a small percentage of the population that has a life threatening milk allergy. Find out about lactose intolerance and dairy free dieting.
The lactose free food list page offers a list of food that are often hard to spot that contain milk products as well as offering some ideas on foods to substitute.
SIBO Diets – the GAPS diet and SCD
Some patients with IBS have a bacterial imbalance in their gut and this causes SIBO - Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. The SIBO page provides information on the condition and offers guides to a couple of helpful diets – the GAPS diet and Specific Carbohydrate Diet.
Other IBS Diets provides alternative diets that can help IBS sufferers.
To aid and assist in undertaking IBS related diets it is helpful to have a food and symptom tracker to fill out. Using this tool helps to ensure you know what you ate and how you felt so you can go over the records and determine which food caused symptoms.
Irritable Bowel Disease Information
Irritable bowel disease (IBD) is a term used to describe conditions that involve inflammation of the digestive tract. The two main conditions of IBD are Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Although these conditions can be unpleasant and painful if not treated, quick diagnosis and a good treatment plan can improve quality of life dramatically.