Health Articles — Bloating

IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome It is known as a "functional disorder" as there are no visible signs of any disease when the bowel is examined but it doesn't work properly. There are definite signs and symptoms that a person experiences indicating that there is a change in functional quality but no visible evidence. A colonoscopy is usually conducted to rule out other diseases such as autoimmune conditions Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. . The most important thing to know is...... . YOU DO NOT HAVE TO LIVE WITH IT I have helped sooooo many patients who thought...

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation Are you ready to transform your health and achieve the success you've been longing for? I'm here to guide you through the journey and help you reach your goals. Hi, I'm Melissa Callaghan, a Bachelor qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist specialising in reducing metabolic inflammation that leads to heart disease and diabetes as well as improving gut health, mental health, and balancing hormones. At my clinic, Pinnacle Naturopathy, we have helped numerous patients overcome their health challenges and regain control of their lives. Today, I want to share with you...

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Chronic Abdominal Pain

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  ____________________________________________________________________________     Chronic (long term) Abdominal Pain Indigestion, upset stomach, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea and/or constipation,  lots of gas.  These are all very common signs among adults and are also becoming common among children.  It can be extremely difficult to get to the bottom of the problem. These signs and symptoms can go on for months and often many tests have been conducted with no answers.  THREE MAIN REASONS 1. Food intolerance When the digestive system has been exposed for a long period of time to toxins from the food or environment, exposed to pharaceuticals such is antiobiotics, ibuprofen,...

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Nutritional deficiencies in children

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  ____________________________________________________________________________   Children and Food Nutritional deficiencies can express themselves in many different forms. Some signs and symptoms can include but aren't limited to:anxiety, feeling overwhelmed, behavioural outbursts, skin conditions eg eczema, hives, itchy eyes and ears, unexplained fatigue, mouth problems eg cracking around edges, ulcers, rashes, diarrhoea or constipation, bloating, lack of appetite even overeating and cravings, excess sweating, frequent infections, restless, fidgety, pain in legs, obesity. The most common signs of nutrient deficiencies that I see in my clinic are temper and fussy eating. The major reason for nutritional deficiencies is poor diet.  However, there are other reasons. ...

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