Glucomannan, or glucomannan konjac (KGM) is a supplement that’s used for maintaining a healthy weight, controlling blood sugar, and relieving constipation, among other health issues. It’s only recently become popular in the United States and Europe, but Asian countries have enjoyed its benefits for thousands of years. The positive effects of glucomannan, including its impact … Continue reading The Health Benefits of Glucomannan
That uncomfortable feeling of your stomach being stretched to the breaking point, of your clothes fitting too tightly, and the burning nausea and cramping that accompanies bloating are all-too common issues for many people today. Pharmacy shelves are full of various bloating remedies, and doctors’ offices are packed with patients suffering from the common complaint. Drugs and … Continue reading How to Combat Bloating Naturally
Colic is a frustrating and exhausting condition for both infants and parents. The time spent raising a colicky child is fraught with sleepless nights and nearly endless screaming. You may think it will never end, but here are some colic remedies that may help. The exact causes of colic in infants is controversial and the … Continue reading Natural Remedies for Colic in Infants
Uncontrollable gas (flatus or flatulent gases) is known as flatal incontinence. This condition is defined as involuntary flatulence at least once or more per week. The big problem: it can happen anywhere. Involuntarily ‘breaking wind’ while at the store, restaurant or at the office creates embarrassing situations. It can erode self-confidence. It can negatively impact one’s relationships. Worse yet, … Continue reading Flatal Incontinence and Women: What is it and Why does it Happen?
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), also known as mucous colitis or spastic colon, is a chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. Put simply, that means that your bowels behave abnormally without evidence of damage from the disease. IBS affects 10 to 15 percent of adults in the U.S. and can significantly compromise their quality of life. What Causes … Continue reading Common IBS Symptoms and the Best Natural Remedies
When faced with bad breath, many people immediately turn their head to temporary treatments for this problem rather than thinking about the cause of the problem. The reality is that bad breath can be caused by health conditions, foods, and possibly your habits. If you suffer from chronic bad breath, you should first examine your … Continue reading Natural Remedies For Bad Breath
Bloating is distension of the abdominal region and it’s commonly present in conjunction with constipation. Constipation, of course, is the result of bulked-up waste material that accumulates in the colon. Also, as material remains in the colon, it can start to ferment (actually rotting) and this process releases gas into the abdomen, which also distends … Continue reading What is Bloating?
Intestinal gas is an embarrassing and annoying situation that many people experience on a regular basis. Gas and bloating is, perhaps, one of the main health concerns that human beings living in the Western world complain of. Estimates show we expel gas at least 14 times a day. That adds up to almost 4 pints … Continue reading 10 Natural Remedies for Gas