Can Flatulence Be Related to Serious Health Problems?

People experience varying levels of flatulence for varying reasons. Although most flatulence is a normal part of digestion, sometimes flatulence can indicate the presence of health problems. Everyone’s body is unique and only a visit with your healthcare provider should be used to identify health problems. However, for the sake of discussion, let’s take a … Continue reading Can Flatulence Be Related to Serious Health Problems?

3 Signs Your Flatulence is Not Serious

Digestive complaints are a common problem among adults. Gas, bloating, and indigestion: we’ve all experienced all of them and most of the time their presence is temporary. Flatulence, which is perhaps the most popular of gastrointestinal struggles, may occasionally be the result of a serious health problem but is often simply the result of diet … Continue reading 3 Signs Your Flatulence is Not Serious

Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions

The United States is a sleep-deprived nation. It shows in our health as well as the way in which we age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sleep deprivation is a serious public health issue, and one in three adults don’t get enough sleep.[1] Our ancestors did not have this issue, so why … Continue reading Can’t Sleep? Discover Causes & Natural Solutions

What Does the Appendix Do?

For most people, the only real experience they have with their appendix is likely a bad one – namely, that something went wrong and it had to be removed. That’s generally the long and short of conversations about the appendix. No mention of what it does… so let’s explore and answer the question, what exactly … Continue reading What Does the Appendix Do?

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

The Health Benefits of Glucomannan

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

The 4 Worst Things for Leaky Gut

Your gut is a semi-permeable organ; this means things can pass back and forth into your body. Sometimes, things like poor diet, stress, or toxins can lead to a condition called intestinal hyperpermeability. [1] Basically, your gut has become too permeable because of irritation, and partially undigested food and toxins can pass back into your bloodstream. This can … Continue reading The 4 Worst Things for Leaky Gut

Do Probiotics Fight Lactose Intolerance?

Lactose intolerance is one of the most common food allergies; symptoms range from mild discomfort to extreme intestinal pain. Complete avoidance of dairy is perhaps the easiest way to avoid these problems, especially for young children. However, it might not be the only option. According to a recent study, infants with lactose intolerance, when given a specific … Continue reading Do Probiotics Fight Lactose Intolerance?

5 Remedies for Leaky Gut

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 when perforations develop and allow undigested food and toxins to pass back into … Continue reading 5 Remedies for Leaky Gut

Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions

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 of physical activity. Laxatives are the popular way to remedy … Continue reading Symptoms of Occasional Constipation and Natural Solutions