Posts fromSeptember 2019

  • Best Probiotic Foods for Gut Health

    Best Probiotic Foods for Gut Health

    Bacteria. The word itself seems repugnant and creepy-crawly. From our earliest years in school, when our teachers would explain the dangers of germs and the need to wash our hands, most of us have had a natural aversion to bacteria. We buy...

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  • Is that Pain My Appendix?

    Is that Pain My Appendix?

    If we can live without it, why are we born with it? Good question! While research shows the appendix may work as part of the immune system, the question of exactly why we have an appendix and what function it serves is a mystery medical...

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  • Celiac Disease Symptoms, Tests & Treatment

    Celiac Disease Symptoms, Tests & Treatment

    While many people may consider going gluten-free for myriad health reasons, those who have celiac disease really have no choice in the matter. Those who have celiac disease have an autoimmune disorder and a severe allergy to gluten, which is a...

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  • The Dos and Don'ts of Treating Diarrhea for Quick Relief

    The Dos and Don'ts of Treating Diarrhea for Quick Relief

    “In confirmed diarrhoea, vomiting, when it comes on spontaneously, removes the diarrhoea.”-Hippocrates, Aphorisms

    Hippocrates may have been the “father of medicine,” but his thoughts on diarrhea were decidedly wrong. His words do...

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