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Gut Health…Why is this spoken about about so often?…How do I keep my Gut healthy? (Part 1)

Gut health: This phrase is one we hear with more and more frequency as our lives become a blur of fast foods, high stress and little sleep. What defines a healthy gut? 1. Effective digestion and absorption of food.This includes Normal nutritional status and effective absorption of food, water and minerals and regular bowel movement, … Continue reading Gut Health…Why is this spoken about about so often?…How do I keep my Gut healthy? (Part 1)

Essential oils and a self massage technique to help ease IBS and other digestive issues…

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as spastic colon, is a functional disorder of the bowel. This causes abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort, and constipation. Sometimes, IBS may also cause diarrhea. The major causes of irritable bowel syndrome are microbial infections of the gastrointestinal tract and stress. Aromatherapy oils are useful in helping to treat some … Continue reading Essential oils and a self massage technique to help ease IBS and other digestive issues…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome… also known as Spastic Colon

Many of us have suffered from this common ailment at one time or another. What happens is that the muscular contractions of the digestive tract become irregular and un-coordinated. This interferes with the normal movement of food and waste material. When this is disrupted mucus and toxins accumulate in the intestine. What often follows is … Continue reading Irritable Bowel Syndrome… also known as Spastic Colon