Items Tagged ‘IBS’

March 28, 2018

Life Change

By Not TOO Crazy larevness

Dear Dr Kirstin Tillish, Thank you for curing what had been a decade plus battle with IBS. Everytime I go on vacation or a hike, I think of you with gratitude. I only wish I had found you sooner. You gave me hope back.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Kirsten Tillisch, IBS, patient stories


5 tips for a healthy gut. They’re in your head’s best interest

June 29, 2016

5 tips for a healthy gut. They’re in your head’s best interest

By Mark Wheeler markwheeler

  Pay attention to your stomach. A healthy stomach will make for a better brain. That’s because inside your gut — indeed, in and on your entire body — is what scientists call our microbiome—composed of fungus, bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. It’s estimated that these organisms number around 100-trillion or so, but they’re not […]

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Tags: acupuncture, digestive disease, Dr. Kirsten Tillisch, gastrointestinal disorders, gut bacteria, gut function, healthy gut, hypnotherapy, IBS, intestinal problems, irritable bowel syndrome, microbes


To reduce pain of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, focus on the now

June 7, 2016

To reduce pain of irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, focus on the now

By Mark Wheeler markwheeler

Mindfulness is everywhere these days, backed by science and shown to be helpful in lowering your blood pressure and beating back depression, decreasing your anxiety and increasing attention and focus, even fostering what scientists describe politely as less “emotional reactivity” and the rest of us would call fighting with your significant other. It’s something anyone […]

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Tags: Anxiety, blood pressure, chronic abdominal pain, constipation, depression, diarrhea, emotional reactivity, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, mindfulness, mindfulness research, stress