April 2021

lockdown fatigue 30/04/2021

How to Fight Lockdown Fatigue

As I write this, the sun has appeared for the first time in days, lifting my mood. However, this most recent lockdown in the UK over the winter months has been tough on our mental wellbeing. Huge numbers of people are reporting an increase in lockdown fatigue, stress and anxiety. In this blog, we will look at why the lockdown has been tough on our mental health and what we can do to help ourselves through periods of stress and anxiety. What’s Causing Lockdown Fatigue? After the first lockdown in... Read More

What is IBS, different types of IBS 12/04/2021

IBS Support: The Different Types of IBS

What Is IBS? IBS stands for Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It is a common diagnosis and has a broad spectrum of symptoms. For this reason, health professionals divide IBS into three sub-categories to help focus treatment more effectively. The different types of IBS are: IBS-C – Irritable Bowel Syndrome, where the main bowel symptom is constipation. IBS-D – Irritable Bowel Syndrome, where the main bowel symptom is diarrhoea. IBS-M – Irritable Bowel Syndrome with a mixed bowel symptom – most often alternating between constipation and diarrhoea. It is important to note... Read More