IBD


View World Digestive Health Day Inflammatory Bowel Disease Awareness

World Digestive Health Day Inflammatory Bowel Disease Awareness

This month the World Gastroenterology Organisation has arranged a day to raise awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).IBD is a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the gastrointestinal tract.  The two most common types are Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s disease.  IBD manifests as many symptoms including bouts of diarrhoea often containing blood, abdominal pain and bloating, weight…

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International IBS month

IBS can be a result of having a dysfunctional microbiome in the gut – a condition called ‘dysbiosis’. One current theory is that food intolerances are very key factors, so making changes to your diet can help in many cases. We at the Taymount Clinic advise not to simply switch from gluten-containing foods straight into gluten-free foods, we also advise to reduce sugar in the diet as well as this is thought to be inflammatory and helps to feed an imbalance in the gut flora.

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