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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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Chronic Constipation

Stop Treating the Symptom of Constipation & Start Treating The Cause

Going through life with a chronic illness is lonely, painful and at times soul destroying, but the hardest aspect to try and overcome is the depression that lingers. For many years growing up there were times when I wanted to give up on everything, to me, this ‘thing’ that I had with my digestion was holding me back; […]

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coffee as a laxative

Coffee & It’s Effects On The Gut

I love coffee, I think there’s something about the act of making it, choosing it and there is an etiquette to drinking it. Don’t get me wrong I’m true to my roots and will always choose tea to unwind with, but when it comes to socialising, business or post workout Coffee is my go-to drink.

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Constipation

Constipated? Get Your Natural Rhythm Back Through Diet

If all the festive goodies have caught up with you and you’ve seem to have lost your, erm…natural rhythm lets say, then follow these simple steps to get back on track.

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Chronic Constipation & Depression

Chronic Constipation & Depression

Living with chronic constipation is hard, both physically and mentally. It is embarrassing to talk about as it is often a source for crude jokes, whereas its counterpart, diarrhoea is more commonly sympathised, due to its link with food poisoning. Constipation is a result (or symptom) of an underlying problem. Such as, colonic inertia, IBS, crohns disease, celiac […]

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