What’s the link between PMS & your gut?

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is characterised by a myriad of physiological and emotional symptoms that occur in the 7-14 days prior to mensuration (the period) and then disappear at the time of, or shortly after bleeding. Symptoms of PMS include:  Irritability Breast pain &/or enlargement Mood swings  Anxiety  Fatigue  Sugar cravings  Bloating  Headaches  Migraines  Anger  Teariness

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Is it IBS? Or SIBO?

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is a very common yet often overlooked cause of IBS. According to research, up to 85% of people with IBS test positive for SIBO! So if you’re experiencing bloating, diarrhoea or other symptoms commonly associated with IBS, then you’ll certainly want to consider the question, is it IBS? Or SIBO?

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What is causing my IBS?!

IBS is poorly understood by conventional medicine and is considered a group of symptoms that don’t have an exact cause. This is because IBS isn’t a disease but rather a label given to a collection of symptoms; it’s a diagnosis of exclusion made once serious diseases have been ruled out. I agree that the exact

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What is IBS?

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a functional gut disorder, meaning that it affects how the gut functions but doesn’t lead to physical damage. IBS is not a disease, but rather it is an umbrella term used to cover a collection of digestive symptoms that occur in the absence of any other causative disease.  IBS affects

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