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The seven deadly sins of IBD.

The seven deadly sins of IBD.

December 5, 2019

A podcast in which I explore the virtues of why indulging in a little bit of sin can actually be a good thing when you have Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

In defence of naps.

In defence of naps.

December 5, 2019

The humble daytime nap often gets some pretty bad press.  In today’s podcast, I stand up for naps and your God-given right to have them...

The “Placebo Effect.”

The “Placebo Effect.”

December 5, 2019

Today’s podcast is on the subject of the placebo effect.  Sometimes seen as a “negative” thing, I think that placebos can actually be a positive thing.

Modern and traditional medicine.

Modern and traditional medicine.

December 4, 2019

Today’s podcast is on the subject of “natural medicine” versus “modern medicine.”  To be a little more specific, this podcast could easily be considered a rant against the frequent disregard that modern medicine seems to have for its humble beginnings.

Crohn’s, Pirates And The Inscrutable Intestine.

Crohn’s, Pirates And The Inscrutable Intestine.

December 4, 2019

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) lacks a credible superhero.  Here are some of my thoughts on redressing this imbalance... ☠  Dedicated to John (Captain Slappy) Baur and Mark (Ol, Chumbucket) Summers of "International Talk Like A Pirate Day."

Diagnosing I.B.D.

Diagnosing I.B.D.

December 4, 2019

Just a quick podcast to highlight a video that gives a pretty good explanation / overview of some of the available procedures used in diagnosing IBD.

Beginning to Endoscopy.

Beginning to Endoscopy.

December 3, 2019

Wherein I dwell not so much on the procedural mayhem of a Colonoscopy but all the other associated fun bits including a video clip which "tastefully" sums up the aftermath!!!

Fatigue and I.B.D.

Fatigue and I.B.D.

December 3, 2019

My all time most hated Crohn's Disease symptoms is "chronic/IBD fatigue."  Here is a video from Crohn's and Colitis UK that sums things up nicely.

Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

December 3, 2019

A quick update and links to some very good videos from Crohn's & Colitis UK: Video one, two and three.

Umbrellas and ‘itis.’

Umbrellas and ‘itis.’

December 1, 2019

Colitis, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. In this podcast I make the distinction between the three and hopefully clear up any confusion between them.