Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a scourge if you suffer from it. Life can start to revolve around knowing exactly where toilet facilities are – something that can seriously restrict mobility and ruin holidays. All the things that most us take for granted – jumping in the car, visiting new places, catching the train or the bus, even shopping – take on a whole new aspect of fear and reticence for the IBS sufferer.
Could physical illness be nothing more than a 'burglar alarm' to let you know your mind is focusing primarily on what you don't want? Is that cold just a safety valve to give you a break from the tedium and worry? Can you change that and enjoy good health for more of the time? Read on and discover the truth about your body and your mind.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a physical problem that many people have to put up with on a daily basis. There is no cure because it is not a disease, it's a functional disorder, characterised by the medical world as a brain-gut dysfunction. However, it is still misunderstood by some trained medical practitioners and frequently treated as a psychological condition.