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5 Reasons Why You Should Never Get a Colonic

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Okay, I know I'm going to get some heat on this one.Hitting your colon with a waterfall of water MIGHT cause you problems!© Can Stock PhotoSome people get a colonic or high enema, with no problems.  While some people say there is a reason to do so, I don't believe in it.Especially for ...

The Brain Gut Connection

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How your mind could be giving your body IBS, and what you can do about it. The brain gut connection shown here in red. © Can Stock PhotoMost people have heard the expression 'If you have the guts'. There are a lot of expressions like that: Intestinal fortitude, do you have the guts, fire in the ...

Fatty Foods

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A delicious way to trigger IBS symptoms! MMMMMMmm. Some of my favorite fatty foods!!! I have to be really careful eating ANY of them now though.© Can Stock Photo Do you like fried food? What about some ice cream? OOOH, how about some fried ice cream?! How about cold cuts? Or Bacon? Or fried eggs on toast?I love ...

Visceral Hypersensitivity Syndrome

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Are your bowels oversensitive? Do you have pain in your bowels with no apparent cause? That could be from visceral hypersensitivity syndrome.© Can Stock PhotoFor the last few years there has been a lot of discussion about yet another possible cause of IBS symptoms.It's called visceral hypersensitivity  or visceral hypersensitivity syndrome, and it's part of ...

Coffee and Diarrhea

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Could coffee be part of your morning diarrhea problems? Is Coffee giving you diarrhea? How about belly pain?© Can Stock PhotoIn the United States, coffee is the wake up beverage for most people. However, coffee can stimulate sensitive bowels and cause diarrhea. Many other countries wake up to tea first thing. Since caffeine is the ...