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The gut brain connection

The Gut-Brain Connection | Part 1 : Serotonin

Many of us, just put up with constipation. We don’t talk about it and even when we’ve been to the doctor a hundred and ten times and it’s the same answer of “There’s nothing wrong with you, you just need more water and more fiber!” or “Here have some laxatives.” you either want to pull […]

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How to get Rid of a Bloated Stomach

Beat The Festive Bloat & Gut Troubles

I love the festive season, it’s a time to eat and be merry with the ones you love. However when auntie brings out the Christmas pudding and whipped cream, how can you say no… It doesn’t matter how strict you are all year round! However, if the festive traditions of guzzling wine and scoffing chocolates get too much, here […]

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5 positives of living with an invisible illness

5 Positives Aspects of Living with a Chronic Illness

You may be thinking “Has she gone mad?” or “She clearly has never been doubled in pain for hours on end!”, well, the answer is no I’m not mad and yes I’ve had my fair share of painfully traumatic experiences. The truth is this, living with a  chronic illness that prevents you from doing everyday […]

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Taking a break from serotonin

Taking A Break From Serotonin

By looking at the title you may be thinking, ‘Um, how is that even possible and why would you choose to do that anyway?’, well the quick answer is over the past 2 weeks I’ve been unable to get a hold of my Resolor (Prucalopride); If you don’t know what it is take a look […]

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Educate Yourself

Educating Yourself Is the First Step to Recovery

When I started my journey to recovery from my various digestive difficulties in 2014 (chronic constipation being the most predominant) my first step was to educate myself on how my body works. I’m not going to say it was easy, as I’m no medical student. It took me six months just to get through the […]

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modern life

Is our modern life making us sick?

We usually assume that technology and science will improve our quality of life and lengthen it, but truth be told that’s not always the case. Yesterday I read an article that my friend sent to me regarding an indigenous tribe discovered by a military helicopter, flying over an uncharted area within the Amazon, in southern venezuela. This […]

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