Month: October 2016

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Gut Flora Imbalances

Gut Flora Imbalances In your gut lives many different strains of bacteria (flora) – both beneficial and harmful to your health.  It is a symbiotic relationship – we need them as much as they need us. Normally, the beneficial bacteria outnumber the harmful bacteria for a healthy gut.  Sometimes, however, the bad guys get the …

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Parasites

Parasites It is estimated that around one billion people have a parasitic infection. Many of these people are asymptomatic and show now symptoms – they seem to live in relative harmony with the parasite.  However, a proportion of these people are adversely affected by these parasites. The most common parasitic infections that cause health problems …

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IBS

Why Do I get IBS?

Why Do I get IBS? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the catch-all phrase assigned to gastrointestinal tract issues that can’t be fully explained. Symptoms include: bloating abdominal pain alternating constipation and diarrhoea mucous in the stool nausea While there is no specific explanation for IBS in Western medicine, in Chinese medicine IBS is caused by …

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