Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Source: Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group  An enema is a procedure where you insert liquid or air into your colon through the rectum to clear out the lower bowel contents, or in other words, your poo. After you squeeze the liquid or air into your nether regions, you will … Continue reading Enemas for Constipation: Are They Harmful to Your Health?

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5 Crazy Facts About Poop

This post might not be for the squeamish, but give it a chance! From a scientific standpoint, human feces can be very interesting; if nothing else, all the buzz around using methane gas (harvested from manure) as an energy source is huge. So hold on for this one: here’s 5 crazy facts about poop that … Continue reading 5 Crazy Facts About Poop

5 Remedies for Leaky Gut

Source: 5 Remedies for Leaky Gut by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Digestion is a complex process with many moving parts, and there are many steps along the way for something to go wrong. One of the more increasingly common disorders is a condition known as “leaky gut.” Leaky gut, otherwise known as intestinal hyperpermeability, is … Continue reading 5 Remedies for Leaky Gut

Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

Source: Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions by Dr. Edward Group Almost everyone has or will experience some form of constipation during their life. Signs or symptoms of occasional constipation include infrequent bowel movements, painful stools, bloating, and the need to strain to pass waste. Causes of constipation include a poor diet, dehydration, and a lack … Continue reading Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

Is Aspirin Safe?

Source: Is Aspirin Safe? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Beyond its typical use as an analgesic for occasional headache, fever and body aches, aspirin is frequently recommended by doctors to help a wide range of health conditions. There is much documentation supporting the little white pill’s ability to prevent heart attack and stroke, … Continue reading Is Aspirin Safe?

Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

Source: Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy by Dr. Edward Group  Pregnancy is tough. You’re exhausted, bloated, nauseous, broken out, and your feet and ankles are so swollen that they look like a hot water bottle with toes. As if creating life wasn’t enough of a challenge, over half of pregnant women must also contend with a … Continue reading Natural Solutions for Constipation During Pregnancy

Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

  Source: Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  You may have heard about prune juice for babies or older adults, but this purple-colored drink is breaking old stereotypes and gaining a whole new following. Don’t be mistaken, the health benefits of prune juice still include constipation relief, … Continue reading Benefits of Prune Juice: A Powerful Constipation Reliever

What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief?

Source: What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Going number two probably isn’t something you think much about, but when not going becomes physically uncomfortable, it’s at the forefront of your thoughts. When you’re faced with occasional constipation and need relief fast, you probably head to the … Continue reading What’s the Best Instant Laxative for Quick Relief?

Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

Source: Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Bloating is caused by gas or air trapped in the abdomen and can cause mild to severe discomfort. Extreme cases can cause difficulty eating or breathing. Although bloating can be a signal that something is amiss in your diet or digestive tract, … Continue reading Bloated Stomach: What Causes Bloating?

The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief

Source: The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Constipation is a taboo subject for many people. If you’re too embarrassed to discuss it, know that you are far from alone. Constipation affects about 14% of adults in the United States and accounts for an astounding 3.2 … Continue reading The 22 Best Laxative Foods for Natural Constipation Relief