stomach pain

Gut & digestion
October 27, 2017

What is Irritable Bowel syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects your large intestine (colon), causing abdominal discomfort. Despite these uncomfortable signs and symptoms, IBS doesn't cause permanent damage to your colon. Causes and Triggers of IBS Triggers for IBS can range from gas or pressure on your intestines to certain foods, medications or emotions. Many people find their symptoms worsen when they eat certain foods. For instance, chocolate, milk and alcohol might cause constipation or diarrhoea. Likewise, fizzy drinks and certain fruit and vegetables can also lead to bloating and discomfort in some people who have IBS. Most people with…
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Gut & digestion
January 18, 2016

What could be causing your groin pain?

You've been out and about on the beach, moving more than usual this holiday, and now you have a niggling pain in your groin. From muscles to bones to joints - what could be the cause? Let’s take a closer look: What area is referred to as “the groin”? the groin areas are located in the skin fold areas, on either side of the body, where the abdomen/belly meets the top of the legs/thighs. the pubic area is located between the groin areas What are some of the possible causes of groin pain? In many cases, an overuse strain or…
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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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