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Heather Van Vorous

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I can address questions regarding diet, cooking, recipes, and non-pharmaceutical supplements (soluble fiber, herbal, probiotics, etc.) for IBS. I can supply information sources about diagnostic guidelines, symptoms, and the medical pathology of IBS, but I cannot give a diagnosis or analyze test results a patient has obtained. I would prefer not to answer questions about prescription drugs and diagnostic tests. PLEASE DO NOT TELL ME YOUR SYMPTOMS AND THEN ASK ME TO DIAGNOSE YOU!

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2015-12-28 ibs with constipation:

Hi Shasta - I think you're on the right track with both the probiotics and your smoothies. My guess is that the smoothies just overdid it with insoluble fiber, and you need more soluble fiber.     Check

2015-11-16 Carbohydrate Specific Enzymes?:

Hi Bud - digestive enzymes can't hurt, might well help, so there is no harm in trying them.     If the carb-specific enzymes are helping you most, it may be that you are having difficulty with FODMAPS

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