The down and the dirty on IBS

If you have been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) by your doctor, I may be able to predict the story of your diagnosis journey… Your most noticeable first symptoms most likely began when you were a teenager or younger and began with embarrassing gas and some bloating.  You’re probably a female since IBS affects twice as many women as … Read More

Under the weather or totally shipwrecked?

Snow has fallen, temperatures have dropped, and people may find themselves a little ‘under the weather.’  The term, ‘Under the Weather,’ comes from a maritime source, and was basically referring to sailors who didn’t feel well.  They would huddle down, under the deck of the ship, as a way to escape the weather, and the sea (visually at least).  When … Read More