Top 10 tips

The most important thing to remember if you're suffering with abdominal pain or IBS, is that there absolutely are things that you can do to put yourself back in control.

Our top 10 tips for taking control are:

1 Keep a diary

2 Work out which foods trigger your symptoms

3 Try not to eat when you’re stressed

4 Eat slowly and regularly

5 Drink smart

6 Reduce your stress levels

7 Talk about it

8 Relaxing exercise

9 Be prepared

10 Take medication if you need it

Everyone's different and it's all about finding something that works for you...

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