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Take Control - a podcast for people with IBS

The take control podcast is hosted by gastroenterologist specialist dietitian Kirsten Jackson and provides advice for people with irritable bowel syndrome. Each week you can expect to find an expert interview, IBS success story or tips and tricks from Kirsten. While the low FODMAP diet is covered, this is not the only solution for IBS management. Instead, the Take Control holistic method of targeting nutrition, sleep, movement and mental wellbeing will be presented in a format where the concept of TMI just doesn’t exist.

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The take control podcast is hosted by gastroenterologist specialist dietitian Kirsten Jackson and provides advice for people with irritable bowel syndrome. Each week you can expect to find an expert interview, IBS success story or tips and tricks from Kirsten. While the low FODMAP diet is covered, this is not the only solution for IBS management. Instead, the Take Control holistic method of targeting nutrition, sleep, movement and mental wellbeing will be presented in a format where the concept of TMI just doesn’t exist.

#S2E10: Navigating a vegan diet when you have IBS

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson 'The IBS Dietitian' talks about the vegan diet whilst having IBS. She explains which macro and micronutrients you need to watch out for and how to navigate fiber intake.

Thanks to our sponsor FODMAP everyday https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/

Apr 28 2021

23mins

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#S2E9: Colonoscopies with Gastroenterologist Dr Ramakrishnan

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson 'The IBS Dietitian' talks to Gastroenterology consultant Dr Ramakrishnan about colonoscopies. Find out why doctors carry out colonoscopies and what you should expect

Mentioned in the podcast:

Contact details for Dr Ramakirshnan: https://www.spirehealthcare.com/consultant-profiles/dr-subramaniam-ramakrishnan-c4382946/

Dr Ramakrishnan's Instagram: @dr_ramsgastro

Thanks to our sponsor FODMAP everyday https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/

Apr 21 2021

42mins

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#S2E8: Pregnancy and digestive health with Dr Shikha Saxena

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson 'The IBS Dietitian' talks to Obstetrics and Gynaecology consultant Dr Shikha Saxena about how a women's digestive system is impacted through pregnancy and post-partum.

Mentioned in the podcast -

- Kirsten's IBS Free IBS Webinar - https://bit.ly/2020-IBS-Webinar - Thanks to our sponsor FODMAP everyday https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/

Apr 14 2021

27mins

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#S2E7: Pelvic floor and irritable bowel syndrome with Candice Langford

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson 'The IBS Dietitian' chats to Candace Langford who is a pelvic floor specialist physiotherapist from South Africa. Candace explains how pelvic floor changes in both men and women can impact the bowel function and IBS.

Mentioned in the podcast 

Candace Langford's Instagram: @nutureyourvagina

Candace Langford's website: https://nurturepelvichealth.com

Kirsten's IBS Free IBS Webinar - https://bit.ly/2020-IBS-Webinar

Thanks to our sponsor FODMAP everyday https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/

Apr 07 2021

36mins

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#S2E6: Client story - how Angela conquered her constipation after 35 years

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson 'The IBS Dietitian' chats with a member of the Take Control Program as they explain how they resolved their IBS-constipation dominant after suffering with it for 35 years.

Mentioned in the podcast -

Kirsten's IBS Free IBS Webinar - https://bit.ly/2020-IBS-Webinar

Thanks to our sponsor FODMAP everyday https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/

Mar 31 2021

27mins

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#S2E5: Supplements to avoid or take for your irritable bowel syndrome

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson 'The IBS Dietitian' covers the low FODMAP Diet. What is the low FODMAP Diet? What does it actually do? And, how do you do it safely?

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The Take Control Programme: https://thefoodtreatmentclinicltd.lpages.co/take-control-2021-launch-1/

Probiotics - https://thefoodtreatmentclinic.com/which-probiotics-are-good-for-ibs/

Glutamine research - https://thefoodtreatmentclinic.com/do-glutamine-supplements-help-ibs-supplements/

Thanks to our sponsor FODMAP everyday https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/

Mar 24 2021

17mins

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#S2E4: How to improve your sleep for good gut health with Dr Saliha Afridi

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson the IBS Dietitan, speaks to Dr Saliha, founder of The Light House Arabia. Dr Saliha provides a break down of why sleep is so important in gut health and what steps you can take to improve your quality and quantity of sleep. Dr Saliha also discusses why some people may find it difficult to sleep at times and what you can do about this.

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Mar 17 2021

37mins

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#S2E3: Spotlight interview with co-founder of FODMAP Everday Dédé Wilson

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In this episode Kirsten Jacksons talks to Dédé Wilson, co-founder of FODMAP Everyday and celebrated author of multiple cookbooks, including The Low FODMAP Diet Step by Step.

Dédé discusses how her own personal journey to IBS freedom inspired her to help 1000's of others by providing trusted low FODMAP resources.

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Mar 10 2021

31mins

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#S2E2: Disordered eating and irritable bowel syndrome with BBC Dietitian Priya Tew

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson 'The IBS Dietitian' talks to BBC Dietitian Priya Tew on eating disorders and IBS. They cover what the connection is between the two conditions and how to manage your IBS safely when you have had a history or current eating disorder. Mentioned in the podcast - Priya Tew's Instagram - @Priya_Tew - Kirsten's IBS Free IBS Webinar - https://bit.ly/2020-IBS-Webinar - Thanks to our sponsor FODMAP everyday https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/

Mar 03 2021

28mins

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#S2E1: How to save an extra hour each day so you have time to concentrate on your health and IBS goals

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When it comes to solving your IBS, you may be panicking about not having the required time to make the changes. In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson 'The IBS Dietitian' talks you through a step by step process to guide you on managing your time to free up some room for you to concentrate on getting your IBS under control.

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Thank you to our sponsor FODMAP Everyday https://www.fodmapeveryday.com/

Feb 24 2021

23mins

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How to combat bloating with host Kirsten Jackson, The IBS Dietitian | S1E10

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In this episode host, Kirsten Jackson covers the awful IBS symptom of bloating. What causes bloating and what changes you can make to stop bloating from happening.

Mentioned in the podcast - Kirsten's IBS Free IBS Webinar - https://bit.ly/2020-IBS-Webinar - Thanks to our sponsor Symprove - www.symprove.com

Feb 17 2021

18mins

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Clincal Hypnotherapy and IBS management with Clinical Hynotherapist Judith Ward | S1E9

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In this episode, Kirsten Jackson, The IBS Dietitian, interviews Judith Ward, Clinical Hypnotherapist as she discusses the role of clinical hypnotherapy in the management of IBS.

They chat about how this type of therapy works and how you can implement some elements into your every day life.

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Feb 03 2021

26mins

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Coeliac disease and IBS with Specialist Dietitian Cristian Costas | S1E8

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In this episode, Kirsten Jackson, The IBS Dietitian, chats to Christian Costas, an NHS gastroenterology specialist dietitian.

They chat about the cross overs between IBS and coeliac disease as well as accurate coeliac disease testing as part of an IBS diagnosis.

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Jan 20 2021

28mins

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How to lose weight when you have IBS with Consultant Dietitian Ro Huntriss | S1E7

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Ro Huntriss is a consultant weight loss dietitian and Kirsten's co-founder of The Weight Loss for IBS programme.

On today's episode Kirsten and Ro chat about why it is so difficult to lose weight with IBS and what you can do about it.

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Jan 13 2021

29mins

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How a general practitioner manages IBS with UK GP Dr Lowe | S1E6

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Dr Charlotte Lowe is a UK NHS general practitioner (family medicine doctor).

In this episode Kirsten Jackson, The IBS Dietitian, chats to Dr Lowe about what patients should be expecting when they see their GP and how to prepare for their appointment.

She also covers the frustrations of many people with IBS who feel that they didn't get a good experience with their GP.

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Dec 23 2020

24mins

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How to cope with IBS as a student | S1E5

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In today's episode, Kirsten speaks to Serena Bansal, previous client and student IBS sufferer. In this episode, Serena talks about how her IBS affected her as a university student and how she implemented the nessary changes into her diet and lifestyle to improve her symptoms. She also shares her postiive story as she talks about how life as a student has changed since having IBS control. Thank you to our sponsor Symprove, you can find out more about them at www.symprove.com

Dec 16 2020

22mins

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Easy low FODMAP recipe creation with Emma Hatcher author of The Low FODMAP Kitchen| S1E4

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In today's episode, Kirsten Jackson, The IBS Dietitian, speaks to Emma Hatcher author of The FODMAP Friendly Kitchen Cookbook.

Emma talks about how she found her love of FODMAP friendly foods through her own journey with IBS and how to easily create yummy low FODMAP food.

In this episode you can be sure to come away with tips that suit any time schedule and lifestyle.

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Dec 09 2020

26mins

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Tackling IBS as a busy mum - Client Story | S1E3

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In this episode, Kirsten Jackson, the IBS dietitian, chats with previous client and busy mother Mahi.

Mahi is Egyptian (where food is naturally packed with FODMAPs), she is a mother and a writer. So how did she manage this all? Find out in this episode and take away some time-saving IBS hacks.

You can find out more about Kirsten's IBS Take Control program via her website: www.thefoodtreatmentclinic.com

Thank you to our sponsor Symprove.

Dec 02 2020

23mins

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Are your IBS symptoms gynae related? With Consultant Obestrician and Gynaecologist Dr Salma Ballal I S1E2

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In this episode Kirsten Jackson, The IBS Dietitian, chats with Dr Salma Ballal, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist. They discuss how many gynae symptoms are masked as IBS and at what point you should see the gynaecologist. They also talk about how the low FODMAP diet helps those with endometriosis.

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Nov 25 2020

22mins

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How a gastroenterologist manages IBS with Gastroenterologist Dr Hossam Al Hilou| S1E1

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In today's episode, Kirsten speaks to UK trained gastroenterologist Dr Hossam Al Hilou. Dr Al Hilou talks you through what to expect when seeing a GI doctor, discussing some key assessments that are required. He also covers issues around inaccurate diagnosis's and whether IBS is a 'real' condition.

Mentioned In the Podcast - NICE guidelines for IBS: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg61 - ROME IV IBS criteria: https://irritablebowelsyndrome.net/clinical/new-rome-iv-diagnostic-criteria/

Thank you to our sponsor Symprove. You can find out more about Symprove on their website www.symprove.com 

Nov 25 2020

32mins

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By THAT- KID-PIGLET🐷 - May 23 2017
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The dopest podcast in Denver I am currently subscribed to👍👌🙌🎉

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By Johnny Hatchback - Oct 13 2014
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Really love this podcast. JD is a great host and moderator and the guests are always interesting.