Health Articles — Diarrhoea

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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Childhood Obesity connected to Under Active Thyroid

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  ____________________________________________________________________________   If you are a parent of an overweight child this is may be emotionally difficult to read. This post has been written to provide educational information that you may already know or may not be aware of. The purpose is to provide educational information regarding what may occur if changes are not made and habits continue. If you are struggling and are concerned about your child's weight and don’t know how to make the first change, I am here to help and will support and guide you without judgement. Your child's health is important to me as well as...

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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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Smelly Poo

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ Smelly Poo Just like period pain is NOT normal Neither is a foul-smelling pooEvery household usually has that one person that you always want to avoid going to the toilet after they have been, don't they? Keep reading to find out what could be causing that smellI usually give it a rating scale with my patients in clinic1. Means it’s ok to go after they have been2. Means you must at least acknowledge the smell and complain about it to them3. Means you need to steer clear for at least 3 days after they have goneIt’s all well...

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Signs of insulin resistance - acidosis

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  ____________________________________________________________________________   What is insulin resistance? - insulin is excreted from the pancreas and attaches to cell receptors to communicate to the glucose transporters to transfer glucose from the blood into the liver and muscle cells so that it can be used for energy. Insulin is like the key to let glucose into the liver and muscle cells.  When there is insulin resistance, the key stops working. This usually happens because too much fat in the diet plugs up the keyhole and insulin can no longer communicate. Therefore the cells are unable to use the glucose and it is left...

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