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A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash: Is menopause causing your digestive problems?

by Mackie Vadacchino, CEO/PDG - A.Vogel, on 13 December 2017, Digestion, Menopause, Women's Health

Hello and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Flash. I have a question from one of our viewers today, and because it’s quite a complex situation, it’s the only question I’ll be answering. This is from Sally who’s 49 and says, “I have recently started to get bad indigestion and acid reflux. I haven’t changed my diet, so I don’t understand why this is happening. Could it be due to menopause?”

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Digestive problems: Why does digestion slow down when we age?

by Sonia Chartier, on 6 November 2017, Digestion
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Food is a huge part of our everyday lives – it not only keeps us up and running on busy days, but it provides us with breaks to socialize and share moments with those around us. Whether we’re at work or with family at the dinner, sometimes our love of food leaves us with bloating, heartburn, slow digestion and acid reflux.

While people of all ages may encounter these unpleasant symptoms and disorders, nearly 40% of older adults over 50 years-old experience age related digestive problems each year…

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Indigestion? Know how to prevent it?

by Sonia Chartier, on 16 March 2017, Digestion
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Our digestive system is essential to life.

It’s something we often take for granted and so we go on assuming it can handle anything we throw its way: fast food, high-fat or sugary foods, alcohol, you name it!

But sometimes, our digestive system doesn’t like our choices…

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Take out the toxins!

by Sonia Chartier, on 9 January 2017, Digestion
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How would you feel if the bin men didn’t come?  If your drains were blocked and your gutters overflowing? Pretty smelly and unpleasant…

Our bodies need rubbish removed from them just as our houses do. When you have over indulged (chocolate, anyone?), it’s even more important to get the exit routes functioning as well as possible….

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All Year Health Resolutions

by Sonia Chartier, on 15 December 2016, Digestion, Healthy Eating
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Every year millions of us make resolutions, with health objectives often at the top of our list, whether it’s to quit smoking, reduce caffeine intake, drink less alcohol, eat healthier, drink more water, lose weight or exercise more…

But resolutions are sometimes easier said than done, with many of us not even keeping them beyond the end of January…

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