Smoking and its Impact on IBS and IBD

IBS, IBD and Smoking The links between smoking and lung damage are well documented, but smoking also damages other organs in the body, including the gastrointestinal tract. If you are a smoker, every time you light up you are introducing harmful chemicals into your lungs, which are circulated throughout your body. There are more than…

Pancreatic Cancer – Who Is Most At Risk?

Pancreatic Cancer is rarely detected in its early stages as symptoms of the disease often do not occur until it is more advanced. For this reason, the disease often spreads to surrounding organs. World Pancreatic Cancer Day (15 November) aims to increase people’s awareness of pancreatic cancer symptoms and to highlight the importance of regular screening…

Calming Your Nervous Tummy

Some people call it a “nervous stomach”, some call it irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)… But, whatever you call it, the symptoms can be debilitating and long-lasting. Stress, anxiety and tension can all take their toll on your digestive system, resulting in a range of unpleasant physical symptoms. These symptoms may serve to increase your feelings of…