What Causes Your Bloating?

On Instagram @AndreaHardyRD, I discuss the difference between bloating and distention and what cause !both! Bloating is the FEELING of abdominal pressure, while distension is the visible expansion of your abdominal girth.⠀Both are normal, but if you’re...

IBS Management + Probiotics

On Instagram @AndreaHardyRD, I share why it’s important to use the right probiotics for you. ❌. Most people don’t use probiotics properly. 🦠⁠⁠In fact, I was prescribed antibiotics last week, and was told to take any probiotic or eat more yogurt...

Managing IBS

 On Instagram @AndreaHardyRD, I share what you should really be doing to manage your IBS ❌ I see far too many patients look to cutting foods out as their only IBS management strategy. The result? A short list of foods they feel safe eating, but often times...

Stress + IBS

 On Instagram @AndreaHardyRD, I share how stress can effect your IBS. Do you know how stress effects your IBS? 🧠⁠⁠IBS is a ‘stress sensitive’ disorder – meaning symptoms get WORSE as stress increases. ⁠⁠This can be triggered by both good AND bad...