Sophie Lee

Sophie Lee, Author at New Life Outlook

About Sophie

Sophie is 39 years old and lives on the south coast of England in the UK.

She has a website called IBS Tales, where you can find hundreds of personal stories of IBS sufferers and read about the real impact that IBS has on the lives of sufferers.

The site also contains hundreds of reviews of different treatment options and has been featured in a wide range of publications including Ladies Home Journal in the USA and the Guardian and Daily Telegraph in the UK.

Sophie wrote her own biography called Sophie’s Story: My 20-Year Battle with Irritable Bowel Syndrome which tells her complete IBS story in an honest, open manner and tackles some of the many misperceptions about IBS, including the myth that it is “all in your head."

Sophie's Work

IBS Causes

Five Surprising Causes of IBS You Didn’t Know About

While the exact cause of IBS is still uncertain, doctors believe that these five factors may lead to IBS. Learn more about the common IBS causes here.
by Sophie Lee on February 11, 2019
FODMAP Diet

Can a Low FODMAP Diet for IBS Help Symptoms?

Many living with IBS have found that eating a low FODMAP diet has improved their symptoms and quality of life. Learn more about FODMAP here.
by Sophie Lee on December 10, 2018
What IBS Treatment Options Are Available?

What IBS Treatment Options Are Available?

Finding an IBS treatment option that's right for you may begin with prescription medications, over-the-counter relief, diet, and simple lifestyle changes.
by Sophie Lee on September 24, 2018
IBS Symptoms

9 Symptoms of IBS to Be Aware Of

With a rise in the number of people experiencing this condition, it’s smart to learn the top IBS symptoms, as many people go undiagnosed for years.
by Sophie Lee on September 5, 2018
IBS Diarrhea

What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhea?

IBS diarrhea is one of the three types of irritable bowel syndrome – the other types being IBS constipation and alternating IBS.
by Sophie Lee on July 16, 2018
What Is IBS?

What Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

What is IBS? IBS is a gut disorder that causes diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain and bloating. It's not life-threatening but can affect your life.
by Sophie Lee on June 19, 2018
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and IBS

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth or IBS?

Some researchers believe SIBO may cause some cases of IBS. Learn more about the small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and IBS link.
by Sophie Lee on May 7, 2018
IBS and Fatigue

Can IBS Make You Feel Tired All the Time?

One published study looked at 24 previous studies to search for a link between IBS and fatigue and found a strong correlation between the two.
by Sophie Lee on March 13, 2018
IBS and Back Pain

Is Back Pain a Symptom of IBS?

IBS and back pain appear to be unrelated, yet many people diagnosed with this condition may experience low back pain, especially during the night.
by Sophie Lee on February 14, 2018
IBS and Fibromyalgia

Navigating Life With IBS and Fibromyalgia

Living with IBS and fibromyalgia comes with challenges, however, there are ways to cope with the two conditions like knowing your triggers and more.
by Sophie Lee on January 8, 2018