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digestive health

Gut & digestion
January 3, 2020

IBS – foods to avoid

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that affects the digestive system, and which causes abdominal pain, constipation and/or diarrhoea and bloating. Although doctors don’t know exactly what causes IBS, one of the contributing factors is diet, and there are certain foods which can make your symptoms worse.
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Gut & digestion
May 22, 2016

How to get a grip on heartburn

The ageing process has its positives and negatives: on one side, you know so much more than you knew a decade ago worry less about other’s opinions. On the other side, you have to deal with more health-related challenges, with heartburn as one of the most common complaints. (more…)
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Gut & digestion
January 3, 2016

What are piles?

Haemorrhoids, or piles, are rarely dangerous or life-threatening, but they can be a pain in the butt! They can bleed, itch and even protrude … and they are quite common. (more…)
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Gut & digestion
November 13, 2015

Beat constipation!

It’s not the kind of thing you want to tweet about on social media, but constipation is a real battle for all kinds of people! Let’s find out how you can free yourself from this struggle. (more…)
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
March 23, 2015

Why do I have stomach pain?

Not again! Where is this pain in my stomach coming from? Do stomach cramps hit you when you least expect them? There are some obvious causes for stomach cramps, like the tummy bug or food poisoning, but what about unexpected causes? Here are 5 reasons that might be behind your mysterious pain. (more…)
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Gut & digestion
February 28, 2015

Could you be suffering from an ulcer?

How easy is it to get an ulcer? Do they just affect older people? The answers are ‘easier than you think’, and ‘no’. Let's look at the details: (more…)
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