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Natural Ways to Navigate Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Natural Ways to Navigate Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 0

Natural Ways to Navigate Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Chances are you or someone you know suffers from IBS, which affects one in ten Australians.[1] Symptoms range in severity from mild to debilitating and include digestive discomfort, excessive flatulence (gas), bloating, constipation or diarrhoea, or alternation between the two. These symptoms can be associated with three underlying factors: gut inflammation, an imbalance in the

Dry July… Teetotallers Unite!

Dry July… Teetotallers Unite! 0

Dry July… Teetotallers Unite!

Has that weekly “cheeky glass of wine” slowly crept its way into your daily routine? If you answered yes, perhaps it’s time to break the cycle and say ‘hasta la vista’ to the booze…at least for the month of July. The Benefits of Banishing the Booze Taking a month-long break from alcohol brings with it

The Latest Game Changer in Inflammation

The Latest Game Changer in Inflammation 0

The Latest Game Changer in Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s initial response to cell damage and is designed to protect it from infection or further injury. Like day and night, the inflammatory process is a cycle defined by two halves – initiation and resolution. The initiation phase begins with a local dispatch of immune cells at the site of damage, which

What to do when you can’t poo

What to do when you can’t poo 0

What to do when you can’t poo

The Purpose of Poo As you read this, your body is working hard to: Clear waste produced during its normal, healthy activities Remove compounds (e.g. hormones) from circulation that have completed their tasks. Neutralise toxins that can harm your body, and Fight off pathogens (infectious organisms) that could otherwise make you sick Once it’s completed these