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depression and Constipation

Can The Weather Cause Constipation?

When are we happiest? On a sunny tropical Island or in a cold dark city? I know, stupid question, you’d opt for the hot and sunny island. During the winter months I get many people complain to me about constipation. This could be coincidence or down to many other factors such as you exercise less because […]

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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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Say no to sugar

The ‘Sugar Free’ Craze | Debunked

When it comes to diet & well-being I hate to see the word “trend” or “Fad” linked to food, eating is a way of life and knowing what works for you is half the battle to feeling awesome! Last week I was in the UK and I was shocked at how much of day time […]

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How to live like a human

Back to Basics | How to Live Like a Human

After spending the majority of my current life studying academic nutrition books and journals, magazines, YouTube Channels and other health and wellbeing sites, I think I have a pretty good understanding of how the body works and what it needs to function daily. However, today, while browsing the internet of some of my favourite sites; not […]

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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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