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Stomach Pain, Bloating and Indigestion: The after meal pain and suffering

Painful swelling, bloating, gas, and indigestion along with constipation or diarrhea are all issues associated with a condition called small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) They can be a result of overeating during the holidays. It can be broken further into other categories like irritable bowel syndrome with constipation or diarrhea and include Crohn’s/inflammatory bowel disorder. SIBO, for short, is a very common condition that may lead to food sensitivities, allergies, neurological symptoms and auto-immune conditions. Hypothyroidism, Psoriasis, Eczema, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and various rheumatological/arthritis issues have all been linked to SIBO and specific bacterial infections leading to these conditions. SIBO is an over growth of “beneficial or non-beneficial” bacteria in the small intestine. Risks factors that lead to SIBO are: Low stomach acid (from acid reducing drugs), irritable bowel, high simple carbohydrate diet, diabetes, antibiotic usage, food rea ...

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How Cupping Therapy Can Improve Your Health by: Dr. Pamela Langenderfer

Cupping therapy is one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine.

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Metabolic Syndrome: Chronic Disease of todays lifestyle.

Metabolic syndrome is combination of issues that occur together and increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and early death.

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Natural Treatments for IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (commonly known as "IBS") affects millions of people on a daily basis.  The symptoms of IBS may include constipation, bloating, abdominal cramping, gas or diarrhea. While medications can provide immediate relief, the results are usually temporary and do not treat the underlying causes of the digestive problem.

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6 Key Supplements for Athletic Performance Enhancement

There has been much research about endurance nutrition during racing. However, there has been little suggested for the recovery phase of training.

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Supplement Quality: Is yours making the grade?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is in regards to over the counter supplements. People will tell me that they found CoQ10 for $10 and why would they pay more. The reality is that not all supplements are created equal.

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Fish oil: Why is this a great supplement to take?

For the last few years, I've been recommending omega 3 fish oil supplements to practically everyone I know. Fish oil, particularly one high in EPA and DHA, is an excellent source of essential fatty acids that really work well on most systems of the body.

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