IBS pain is quite a bit different than pain in other areas of the body. If you just apply pressure to your arm, the pain is mild if you even get it. But if you cut your arm, the pain can become intense. This story is completely flipped in the gut. If you have surgery … Continue reading Major cause of IBS pain identified!!!
If you're looking for an IBS treatment, you've likely heard of a low FODMAP diet. If you haven't, our last video blog covered what FODMAPs are and why they cause gut issues. You can check that out by clicking here. It seems too-good-to-be-true that a simple dietary intervention would improve IBS. The symptoms in IBS … Continue reading IBS treatment with a FODMAP diet: How it fixes symptoms
FODMAPs stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, And Polyols. They are short chain carbohydrates that undergo rapid fermentation in the gut. They are a common cause of gastrointestinal problems such as abdominal pain, gas/bloating, diarrhea, and even cause symptoms elsewhere in the body. This may be due to their ability to increase histamine in the … Continue reading FODMAPs 101: What they are and why they are a problem