Cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea are some of the common and uncomfortable symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unfortunately, no one has yet discovered a specific cause for IBS, but there are many factors that are... Read more
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that's not always discussed openly, but is surprisingly common. Recent estimates state that 10% to 15% of the general population experiences uncomfortable and painful IBS symptoms like cramping, abdom... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl... Read more
Looking to lose some excess weight? Here's my advice: Don’t go on a diet.
Anyone who knows my history knows that I am "anti-dieting" for many reasons.
The mere thought of “going on a diet” im... Read more
I've wanted to lose weight for a while. I've started, stopped, repeatedly. What is the best motivator for you, To work out, to eat healthy? Did you start gradually? Just trying to get some different ideas, something new to look at.... Read more
You've got all the tools you need to lose weight here...the food tracker, support, etc. Why not go with the Spark People recommendations and lose weight in a healthy and sustainable way? :-)... Read more
...cleanse or detox to lose weight and now about a laxative. None of these are healthy ways to even try and lose weight. The best thing you can do is do eat a variety of healthy foods and stay within your recommended calorie range.... Read more
For my weight loss, quitting smoking was the worst thing I could have done. Starting in 2013 I starting losing weight and in 2014 (year later) I lost 120 lbs. Then 03/2015 I quit smoking and now I've almost put it all back on. Any advice?... Read more
Hey friends!!I have pretty bad IBS and started this supplement called Skinny Fiber about 2 weeks ago. This has changed my life! We all know fiber keeps you full and stabilizes blood sugar to curb hunger, but those of us with IBS have trouble digestin... Read more
This is especially a helpful tip for IBS sufferers who like beef but not the grease. Get a wire-mess colander and run hot water over that freshly cooked beef for a minute or so. You rinse a lot of that grease out and you do your innards a good deed.... Read more
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Well, I've definitely had better weeks!! I've lost two pounds but not because I've done anything healthy. Two pound loss would be thank you to stress induced IBS. UGH!!
On Monday night, our dear son produced enough drama to last us quite awhile.... Read more
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