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How to date when you have IBS, according to 3 people who have done it

When you have IBS, a condition that causes cramping, diarrhoea, or constipation due to a person’s diet, lifestyle, or stress, dating can feel impossible. People with IBS told Insider that planning ahead, knowing what physically triggers you, and getting creative with dates can help singles navigate their condition. Visit Insider’s […]
How to date when you have IBS, according to 3 people who have done it
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How to treat IBS through medication, diet changes, and mental health care

You can treat IBS by cutting certain foods out of your diet, balancing your gut bacteria, taking care of your mental health, and taking medication for constipation and diarrhoea. Following a low-FODMAP diet may help ease your IBS symptoms. IBS causes symptoms like bloating, gas, stomach pain, and diarrhoea or […]
How to treat IBS through medication, diet changes, and mental health care
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People are turning to YouTube and Facebook to learn how to do DIY faecal transplants, hoping to treat everything from ulcerative colitis to anxiety

Faecal transplants, or faecal microbiota transfers (FMT), involve putting a healthy donor’s faecal matter into a patient’s colon. The procedure is only FDA-approved (in a medical setting) to treat Clostridium difficile, but people with everything from food allergies to IBS are doing it themselves with the internet’s help. On Facebook, […]
People are turning to YouTube and Facebook to learn how to do DIY faecal transplants, hoping to treat everything from ulcerative colitis to anxiety
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42 common foods you can eat on the low-FODMAP diet

People use the low-FODMAP diet to manage the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other gastrointestinal (GI) issues. The low-FODMAP diet emphasises eating foods that are low in poorly absorbed, short-chain carbohydrates and therefore easier to digest. People following the low-FODMAP diet can eat low-lactose cheeses and many fruits […]
42 common foods you can eat on the low-FODMAP diet
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10 common signs of irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the large intestine resulting in cramping, bloating, abdominal pain, mucus in the colon, gas, and diarrhoea or constipation or even both. It reportedly affects at least 6-18% of people worldwide, according to Healthline, but that may not include millions of undiagnosed […]
10 common signs of irritable bowel syndrome