Digestive Health

  • Probiotics and Cancer

    Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy, believed all those years ago that all disease starts in the gut and a recent study published in PLOS ONE shows that having some control over your gut’s bacterial population may even help prevent cancer. Living inside your gut there are fungi, good bacteria and bad bacteria […]

  • Helicobacter Pylori

    Many people are familiar with upper abdominal pain, the dull burning pain that is sometimes diagnosed as a stomach ulcer but often goes undiagnosed, and becomes indigestion and acid reflux! More often than not it is caused by a bacteria called Helicobacter Pylori, that attacks the lining of the stomach leaving you vulnerable to corrosive […]

  • The Importance of Cleansing the Bowel

    According to Mayo Clinic research, all shades of brown and even green are considered normal stool colours and the foods you eat can affect the colour of your stool. For example, beetroot, tomato juice, blueberries, and green leafy vegetables can affect your stool colour. However, a distinct change in stool colour can be a warning […]

  • Stress Management and Digestive Health

    Stress and emotional turmoil are well-known for playing havoc with our digestive systems. LEARNING TO RELAX is an excellent way to keep our stress levels down and improve digestion. It is always a good idea to take a few minutes to relax, either by deep breathing or just sitting quietly before a meal and not […]

  • Hypnotherapy for Digestive Health

    It is estimated that between five and eight million people in the UK suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Can Hypnotherapy help IBS? Laboratory tests have shown that under hypnosis, gut sensitivity is reduced and this may alleviate IBS symptoms.  Prof. Peter Whorwell, who runs one of the few NHS clinics offering hypnotherapy to IBS […]

  • Homeopathy and Digestive Health

    Homeopathy works well in cases of indigestion. There are many Homeopathic remedies which can help with digestive problems, these are chosen according to the specific symptoms of each case. The following two are well known for reliving digestive symptoms. The remedy NUX VOMICA is very useful in all kinds of problems due to overindulgence in […]

  • Coaching for Better Digestive Health

    If you have a problem with your digestive health, you may be making the problem worse through the way you are dealing with life’s problems or the way you think about yourself. Is there something in your life that’s troubling you; that you need to let go of?  Do you have unresolved issues with people […]

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine and Digestive Health

    Digestive disorders are amongst of the most common disorders treated by both the NHS and complementary therapists across the board.  These disorders range from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) to hiatus hernias and acidosis, where the stomach either produces too much acid or in some cases too little acid.  Other symptoms include bloating, constipation, and candida, […]

  • Reflexology, Massage, Energy Healing, Yoga and Meditation for Digestive Health

    More than any other system in the human body, the digestive system makes us aware when all is functioning well, but it can also inform us when things are not functioning correctly. Reflexology, Massage, Energy Healing, Yoga, and Meditation can help with a number of digestive problems such as constipation, food allergies, and intestinal disorders […]

  • Craniosacral Therapy and Digestive Health

    When digestive problems have become chronic and entrenched or when you feel they are associated with some type of auto-immune response, you may wish to look at the deeper underlying causes of your problem. Different traumas in life can leave deep imprints that the body deals with at the time but never properly processes.  It […]