Are You Sabotaging Your Gut Health?
8 Things to Stop Doing Now
Do Not Self Diagnose
We cannot stress this enough. Please work with a medical doctor, preferably a
Don't Go It Alone
It can be very difficult to approach your IBS alone – but you do not have to!
(RDs) are the medical professionals to seek out once you have a diagnosis.
Work with Professionals Only
Dietitians and “nutritionists” are not the same thing. In the US the designation “nutritionist” is an unregulated term.
Afraid of the
Low FODMAP Diet
The Low FODMAP Diet
can eliminate, or greatly reduce, IBS symptoms, in up to 75% of those who try it. The key is to work with a dietitian who can tailor the diet to you specifically.
Don't Follow What Others are Doing
The diet is not one size fits all and will look different for everyone. Work with a dietitian who will take your unique issues into account and tailor an approach that will work for YOU.
Social Media is Not Your Doctor
Social media is packed with health information – and the great majority is from non-medical sources.
Please stick with your gastroenterologist and dietitian.
the Effects of Stress on Your Gut
IBS is considered a gut-brain disorder.
Stress and anxiety can affect your IBS symptoms.
Don't Lose Hope
Your gastrointestinal tract is not static. The symptoms you are experiencing today will change.
The light at the end of the tunnel is that there are many ways to manage IBS.
Working with a dietitian is statistically the most direct way to becoming IBS symptom-free.
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