Do I have IBS?

Do I have IBS?

Do I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (or IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal problem, which leads to unusual sensitivity and muscle activity. It is very common, afflicts mainly women and tends to develop ebfore the age of 35. It is also often...
Why am I always bloated?

Why am I always bloated?

The most common causes of bloating Stomach bloating is a common condition that affects as many as 1 in 5 people. While it’s most commonly associated with women, men can be just as prone. Bloating can be very unpleasant, with the stomach swelling up like a...
Foods to improve digestion

Foods to improve digestion

Which foods are good for digestion? We all know how important it is to eat well if we want to have a healthy digestive system (particularly as we get older and enzyme levels decrease), but it’s not always clear what you should eat to actively promote optimum digestive...
How do I balance my gut flora?

How do I balance my gut flora?

Do I have dysbiosis? Dysbiosis refers to a microbial imbalance on or within the body; in other words, an imbalance of good versus bad bacteria. It most often occurs in the digestive tract (leading to unpleasant symptoms, such as bloating, excessive wind, IBS symptoms...
Why do I have bad digestion?

Why do I have bad digestion?

Digestive system disorders Nutritionists and other natural health practitioners place a lot of emphasis on the health of the digestive tract in terms of maintaining overall health and well-being. This is logical, given that our digestive system is central to the...