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What Is Ibs Resources

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What Causes Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

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

Fight IBS with Fitness

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

Eating with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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

8 Ways to Reduce Belly Bloat

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

Learn to Love Breakfast

As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have...  Read more

Hello, I am a grandma doing the super shred diet
Updated 7/27/2014 3:37:48 AM

I am looking for friends and some support, just someone to share successes with and share enthusiasm! My husband is sick of hearing about my new diet and I just feel like I need some folks to share this journey with!...  Read more

Hi, I am Karen
Updated 7/28/2014 7:59:21 AM

I am praying that this is my final weight loss program. I am 66 years old and 50 pounds overweight. I have tried every plan out there. I need motivation help. I am Gluten intolerant and just diagnosed with diabetes. I want to lose 50'pounds to improv...  Read more

I am so frustrated...
Updated 7/26/2014 3:36:31 PM

...that I could just cry. I have PCOS/Insulin resistance (the latter part not official diagnosed, irritating pill pusher of a doctor just said 'If you have PCOS, I'm just going to treat you like you have insulin resistance too) and it took me tw...  Read more

Am I too old to try again?
Updated 7/28/2014 4:23:53 PM

Hi my name is Candy, I am almost 68 years old. I have tried many different diets over the years, everything from diet pills to Nutri- System to the cabbage soup diet to Gastric Lap Band surgery. The weight always comes back. As far as my diet goes, I...  Read more

I feel great today I am nearly in my goal
Updated 7/26/2014 6:34:21 AM

I did it again. 2lbs out! and it is a big deal for me... yepeeeeyyy!...  Read more

IBS VS SKINNYFIBER!!

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

Bulk up on Fiber...!!

I was not gettin much fiber, so I bought a packet of flaxseeds, started adding a tbspoon to my cereal in the morning and other foods during the day. It not only helped my IBS problem now that I "go" every day but I have lost and am loosing pounds..yi...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Kimberly Dropped 100 Pounds and Took Control of Her Health by Making Small Changes

Name: Kimberly PinneyUsername: KIMBERLY0916Amount of weight lost: 100 poundsHometown: Logan, OHOccupation: StudentAge: 38 Kimberly Pinney transformed her life and her body by making one small healthy choice at a time until they turned into habit...  Read more

Weekend Reading: Links Worth Clicking

We've rounded up some of the most fascinating, entertaining and blog-worthy stories from around the Web! Guys Answer: Is "the Woman on p. 194" Sexy? And Would You Date a Woman With a Belly Roll?From Vitamin G, a follow-up on this post IBS: Soluble Fi...  Read more

IBS Sufferers: I'm Going to Try this FODMAP Diet for my IBS

I providentally ran across this information about a diet found to be effective for sufferers of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), which I have had pretty much all of my life but was only diagnosed in my mid-30's. I am also lactose intolerant, so havin...  Read more

IBS Follow-Up

So I have been living with this now for over a month. I have found one trigger food - lettuces. They leave me bloated and in pain with no relief until it wears off. I have been diligently working to eliminate all foods I am allergic to from my die...  Read more