A very significant number of people suffer with symptoms such as heartburn, acid reflux. These symptoms are often as a result of too much stomach acid. Stomach acid is essential for the proper digestion of foods and especially heavy proteins such a meat. These stomach acids literally tear these proteins (the building blocks of such […]

Irritable bowel syndrome is a very common gut disorder. The standard medical view is that the exact cause is not known. The most common presenting symptoms are bloating, flatulence, diarrhoea and / or constipation. It is estimated that as many as 20% of the population could be suffering with this condition. IBS can affect anyone […]

Infertility & miscarriage are related. If you have a fertility problem it is more difficult to conceive and you will have a higher risk of miscarriage. Both conditions may result from a wide range of common underlying problems such as endometriosis, polycystic ovaries and reduced ovarian reserve, to name but a few. Infertility is a […]

Acid reflux in adults is very common. Most people recognise that the condition is associated with food they are eating but not digesting properly. This is called food sensitivity or intolerance. Poorly digested food will quickly sour and turn rancid in the stomach. It is these undigested, toxic foods which are at the root of […]

There are many factors which can be the cause of food intolerance, ranging from: Eating too quickly (leads to poor digestion of food) Major gastro-intestinal infection (travelling in third world nations) Overuse of rich, high sugar content foods Overuse of strong spices such as gralic, chilli etc. Overuse of alcohol Overuse of certain medication, such […]

Abdominal Bloating Causes The digestive tract contains up to two pounds of living fungi and bacteria. The majority reside within the large intestine. Some of these bacteria are protective and health enhancing. Others, however, are toxin producing colonies of bacteria and fungi. An overgrowth of these bacteria causes symptoms such as bloating. Some people have […]

Acne – Treating The Root Cause Acne is a common condition, mainly affecting teenagers and young adults. However, adult onset acne is not uncommon. In cases of severe acne, scarring can occur. Note: Squeezing or picking your acne could make your symptoms worse and may leave you with permanent scarring. Cause of Acne There can […]