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Managing IBS with Acupuncture & Nutrition

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic conditions of the digestive system found in¬†around 1 in 5 people. Women are 2-3 times more likely to develop IBS. It is characterised by bouts of abdominal cramps, bloating, flatulence, diarrhoea and/or constipation. The severity varies from one person to another. They can last from a few …

IBS & Vitamin D

The importance of vitamin D has been often highlighted in recent years. A new study published in Dec 2015 by the University of Sheffield has found a significant link between vitamin D and the severity of irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms, and perceived quality of life. The trial on 51 IBS patients found that 82% …