Peptic ulcer disease (commonly referring to as stomach ulcers) can be excruciatingly discomforting and painful. It affects mostly those between the ages of 25 and 64, and it is usually associated with infection, use of over-the-counter pain medication, alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking.
Diagnosis is usually made based on symptom presentation. Conventional treatment can be very effectively, but there are some gaps that may be addressed the natural way…
With the holidays quickly approaching, so too are many nights of hearty meals, good wine, and great company. Eating large meals with heavy foods, however, may cause some indigestion, especially for those of us who have sensitive stomachs.
To combat the unpleasant after-effects of dense meals, proper food combining may be an approach that can work for you.
According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, there are 20 million Canadians who suffer from some form of digestive disorder – that’s two out of every three people.1 Whether you’re a chronic or situational sufferer, your worst travel nightmare is having a well-earned vacation ruined by an unreliable gut.
An estimated 10 million international travelers get traveler’s diarrhea each year.2 But that doesn’t mean you need to let a bad case of constipation, gas, heartburn or Tourista get your gut in a twist. A bit of planning before your trip and safe practices during will ensure you spend more time relaxing and less time in the bathroom.