Health Articles — Bloating

Peri menopause - the impact of Insulin and Cortisol

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Things have changed. The lifestyle you have been living for years is no longer working. Always thought the candle could be burnt at both ends forever.  It was always so easy to go out to dinner all the time and have a few drinks and not worry about the impact that it has on the body. But now, you can't so much as even look at a slice of bread and you put on 10 kgs. Tried every new diet known to man and little bits of success but it just doesn't fit into your lifestyle, can't sustain it or...

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Chronic Abdominal Pain

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Come on over and join my Facebook Group where I talk about how toxins effect your whole body and how they are keeping you sick.   Would love everyone to come along and join the group.   Here is the link to join: https://www.facebook.com/groups/508871043066486/ 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...

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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 that this...

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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.  It is possible...

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