Gut health and gut flora

Monday Solutions: How to Mellow Your Heartburn Pain

Heartburn is described as a burning sensation that can be felt in the chest specifically at the lower sternum. Such pain is caused by a reflux of digestive acid that shoots up and enters the lower esophagus thus resulting in a burning sensation and acute pain.This condition is also called as acid reflux, cardialgia,...

Breakthrough science study confirms that probiotics can improve depression symptoms

Probiotics have a reputation for being a boon to gut health, but it may also have unexpected positive effects on mental health, according to new research. A study published in the medical journal Gastroenterology suggested that probiotics may be helpful in improving symptoms in patients with depression, ScienceDaily.comreported.For the study, researchers focused on 44 adults who had Irritable...

Do you have the guts to fix your gut?

Everywhere you look, everywhere you read, there are countless advertisements for internal health improvements.To fix your bloating or your irritable bowel syndrome or your constipation, or your heartburn or your acid reflux or the countless other problems with you gut and your digestive system, take Mylanta or Maalox or Reglan, or Nexium, or Omeprazole,...

GMO basics for natural health – How to avoid and why you may need to detox

GMOs are genetically modified foods made from combing genes from two or more unrelated species into one organism. The two most common types of genetic modifications are modifying crops to produce pesticides or modifying crops to be immune to herbicides (making them Roundup ready). Sugar beets have been modified to be Roundup ready. Both...

You Can Get Rid of an Ulcer if Caught Early

Peptic ulcers can be found in the lining of the stomach or in the duodenum, the upper part of the intestines.If you were to test an ulcer in the lab you would find chemicals such as hydrochloric acid and pepsin.If the ulcer is found in the upper part of the intestines it is called...

The Hidden Problem with Your Digestion

A huge percentage of people who seem perfectly healthy on the outside go through life feeling quietly bloated and uncomfortable. It seems like everyone around them can eat anything they like with no obvious consequences, while they seem to react to anything and everything. It’s nothing so extreme they can’t deal with it, of course;...

8 Things Your Pooping Habits Say About You

Let's talk about poop—seriously. It's something we've talked about before, so chances are, you already know when your movements look or smell weird (if you need a refresher, here are 7 things your poop says about you). But what about the way you go No. 2—how long it takes, how often you go, how...

Why Synthetic Probiotics Are A Big Fat Scam

Just a little while ago when the importance of probiotics was starting to become known to the masses, the drug companies rushed to market thousands of worthless, isolated, fake probiotic products made in a laboratory. Drug makers learned decades ago that since you can’t beat’m, you should join’m! And join they absolutely have! Every...

Your Immune System Needs Support Too

The human body is a very vulnerable organism, except for the very strong line of defense that the immune system has thrown around it. Without the natural defense system provided by the immune system, the bacteria, microbes, viruses, toxins, parasites, etc., would reduce the body to its chemical components in a few days.That is...

Terrific Tips For Managing IBS

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? IBS, or Irritable Bowel Syndrome, is a problem that few choose to talk about because it is not such a fun topic! Doctors see Irritable Bowel Syndrome the most out of all the common problems with digestion. In fact, about 20 percent of America deals with this rather uncomfortable problem.IBS...
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