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  1. Gut Health, the Immune System and Mental Health

    by Catherine Rogers

    The Microbiome - What it is and Why it is Important. The human microbiome is the microorganisms that live on our skin, inside our gut and other body cavities like our nostrils. Fo...

  2. Have You Picked Up a Parasite?

    by Emma Lane

    Parasites have hit the headlines recently with reports of fish being infected with these unwanted guests. This is not a new occurrence, but I felt it was appropriate to share some i...

  3. Herbal and Nutritional Approaches to Candida

    by Jo Dunbar-Lane

    The article outlines the origins, symptoms, treatments and prophylaxis for Candida, one of today's most widespread fungal diseases. It is caused by an aberrant overgrowth of a be...

  4. Herbal Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    by Paul Michael

    This article focuses on Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), what they are and how they differ, as well as how they can be treated with herbal remed...

  5. Holistic Approaches to Common Gastrointestinal Problems

    by Emma Lane

    We are a nation suffering from chronic health problems - sleep disorders, tiredness and mood swings to name but a few. On the surface, these may not appear to be gastrointestinal is...

  6. How Probiotics May Stop Stomach Pains, Alleviate Oesophagus Problems and Control Stomach Acid[1]

    by Michael Richard Burke

    The author points out that Pasteur, the discoverer of bacteria that cause disease, was a bit of a rock star of his time, while the Russian scientist who won the Nobel Prize in 1908...

  7. How to have a Healthy Gut

    by AXA PPP healthcare

    Good digestive (gut) health is the cornerstone of our immune system, helping to fend off illnesses and help us thrive. It will come as no surprise, then, that looking after our guts...

  8. IBS - A Case Study

    by Wilma Kirsten

    Sylvia originally came to see me seeking help with a diagnosis of high cholesterol. With a family history of cardiovascular disease on her paternal side and cancer on both sides of ...

  9. Intestinal Permeability

    by Simon Martin

    Intestinal permeability, or leaky gut syndrome is receiving increasing attention as the hard-to-deal factor in patients being treated for food intolerances. Hyperpermeability is al...

  10. Intestinal Toxemia

    by David N Roderick

    Although very important to general health, the environment of the intestinal tract has not received the attention it deserves from investigators. This is probably because althoug...

  11. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Hypnosis

    by Melissa J. Roth

    IBS, also known as spastic colon, colitis, spastic colitis or nervous stomach, are a baffling and complex set of gastro-intestinal symptoms that affect 15% to 20% of the population...

  12. Is this Common but Frequently Undiagnosed Bug Causing Your Health Problems?

    by Emma Lane

    There are many things that can cause or contribute to the above symptoms and obviously each person’s experience, situation and symptomology is different and needs to be assessed ind...

  13. It’s All in the Gut

    by Rajgopal Nidamboor

    It’s all in the gut is a commonplace precept. It narrates the possibility construct within and outside of our intuitive compass. This isn’t gawking at our star-signs – in simple ter...

  14. Leaky Gut Syndrome - A Modern Digestive Disorder

    by Dawn Mellowship

    This feature by Dawn Mellowship focuses on the condition known as leaky gut syndrome, which Dawn herself suffers from. She tells us that people who suffer from other conditions (su...

  15. My Battle with Candida

    by Ravi Sahay

    In this article the author shares his experience with the fungal infection Candida following intensive research on the condition. His search included findings from the Mayo Clinic,...

  16. Natural Approaches to Leaky Gut

    by Neil Wootten

    …children and adults with eczema, urticaria or asthma triggered by food allergy show that they have higher gut permeability than those who don't have these conditions. This indicat...

  17. Naturopathic Treatment Approaches for Candida Albicans

    by Dr Rohsmann MD

    In this article the author shares his treatment approach to Candida albicans, based on 15 years of clinical practice, researching various diagnostic methods, allopathic and naturop...

  18. Nux vomica and Bowel Symptoms

    by Dr Angela Jones

    Evelyn was referred to me by her general practitioner, who described, in his letter, a history of abdominal symptoms dating back over fifteen years. Furthermore, Evelyn and many me...

  19. Our Second Brain and Digestive Intelligence

    by Irina Matveikova

    Remarkable as it may sound to you - our digestive system has a very sophisticated design, complexity and intelligence! It acts independently and so specifically in every single pers...

  20. Probiotic Power: Are you Getting the Right Bugs?

    by Penny Crowther

    This article focuses on probiotics, the beneficial lactic acid producing bacteria which inhabit our intestines. Milk, for one provides a good example, 'coz when soured it turns int...

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