Tag Archives: bloating

Acid reflux fixed!

We all get a bit of heartburn from time to time, particularly if we’ve overindulged, but I am hearing from more and more people who are struggling with acid reflux symptoms on a daily basis, impacting their quality of life, and having to take strong proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) to manage their discomfort. In this […]

Always eat fruit first! Watch the video

We’ve all heard how eating fresh fruits and vegetables is an important part of a healthy diet. They are a source of essential vitamins, minerals, fibre and are sources of phytochemicals that function as antioxidants, phytoestrogens, and anti-inflammatory agents that promote a healthy body. While vegetables can be consumed at any time, to get the […]

Should women have a flat stomach?

Here’s the honest truth – I’ve never had a flat stomach. Not when I was a young girl doing PE, rounders, running, hockey, netball, swimming; not when I went to regular weekly aerobics and did all those boring abdominal crunches; not even when I was at my skinniest during my post-viral fatigue days when I […]

Is there a link between acid reflux, bloating and a hiatus hernia?

When someone contacts me who suffers with acid reflux, one of the questions I often ask is ‘Do you have a hiatus hernia?’ I also ask if they suffer with chronic bloating, which may be worse after food. I ask these questions as there is a link between intestinal bloating, hiatus hernia and acid reflux. […]

Our best supplements for bloating?

However you are planning to spend Christmas and New Year this year, it will be hard not to end up getting involved in some kind of celebration, enjoying tasty foods and tempting tipples. I hope that many of you will be looking forward to spending time with your families, friends – and some scrumptious meals. […]

Is food poisoning dangerous?

An attack of food poisoning can be pretty grim, and more than half a million of us have to deal with it every year. That’s the official figure – the true number is probably even higher, as many won’t bother their GP about it. Typically, symptoms don’t last longer than a few days, however, in […]

Why you need to use a dental ‘dam’ if you have IBS or IBD

Why you need to use a dental ‘dam’ if you have IBS or IBD.  I was in my clinic last week, carrying out colon hydrotherapy treatments on people of all ages, both sexes and from all walks of life, but with very similar symptoms mainly bloating, abdominal pain and constipation. One of my patients, a […]

Fasting is not a new fad

Fasting is not a new fad, and can be undertaken at any time of the year, from 1 day to 30 days. However, the perfect time to begin any fast is at the beginning of January, just after Christmas, when many of us are willing to abstain from food for a while, quite simply because […]