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Men and gut health: The symptoms all men should be aware of

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Men are notoriously bad at talking about their health – and anything linked to digestive health and toilet habits can be especially tricky. While this is understandable, gut and digestive health problems are actually very common so whatever you’re experiencing, you’re definitely not alone! And importantly, ‘battling on’ in silence can do more harm than Read More

5 things you need to know about managing inflammatory bowel disease

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Being diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can feel overwhelming. But while IBD – such as Crohn’s disease, the most common form of IBD, or ulcerative colitis – is not curable, there’s lots that can be done to help manage it.  With the right treatment and advice, people with Crohn’s can still live life to Read More

What you need to know about IBD and vitamin D deficiency  

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Spring is finally here – which is good news for our vitamin D levels!While we can get some vitamin D through our diets, most of it comes from exposure to sunlight. But in the UK, from October to March, sunlight doesn’t contain enough UVB for this to happen, which is why vitamin D deficiency is Read More

IBS Diet – Day 1

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Enjoyable IBS Diets Do you want to have an enjoyable IBS diet? People who suffer from IBS may find that certain foods upset them; as such, creating healthy, tasty and nutritious meals may seem like a challenge. Over the next few weeks we will share with you some recipes that should not cause you any Read More

Crohn’s Disease

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Crohn’s disease is the second condition belonging to the family of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Unlike ulcerative colitis it can occur anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract, can affect any of the layers of the gut wall and can occur in patches, with normal areas in between. Symptoms Crohn’s suffers may experience the following signs and Read More

IBD: Ulcerative colitis

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IBD: Ulcerative Colitis Inflammatory Bowel disease (IBD) is an inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. There are two main types: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Let’s talk about ulcerative colitis. What is Ulcerative Colitis? Ulcerative colitis is a non-infective inflammatory condition which affects the last part of the gastrointestinal tract, the large bowel which is Read More