Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know

Source: Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Constipation causes discomfort and it can lead to embarrassing gas and uncomfortable bloating. Laxatives, which help evacuate stool from the bowels, are the go-to solution for most people dealing with constipation. Effective as that may be, some laxatives have mild to … Continue reading Laxative Side Effects and Safety: Everything You Need to Know

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Should We be Treating Hair Loss with Fecal Material?

Alopecia areata is a form of baldness that affects approximately 2% of people in the United States. In this condition, hair is lost from various parts of the body, typically the scalp. The actual cause of this condition is unknown, but new research clearly supports the idea that this disease is an autoimmune condition, meaning … Continue reading Should We be Treating Hair Loss with Fecal Material?

Eat These 8 Foods to Help Beat RA Inflammation

A Diet Rich in Omega-3s and Plenty of Plant Fiber May Fight Inflammation The most troubling symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis — pain, stiffness, and swelling — stem from the same source: inflammation. Research hasn’t yet established that changing your diet will definitely reduce the severity of those rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms, but some findings suggest that it … Continue reading Eat These 8 Foods to Help Beat RA Inflammation

How to Perform a Colon Cleanse: The Complete Guide

Source: How to Perform a Colon Cleanse: The Complete Guide by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Every day, we’re bombarded with toxins: additives in the food supply, pollution in the air and water, and chemicals in the products we put on our bodies. The overabundance of common impurities that we all encounter can overwhelm our … Continue reading How to Perform a Colon Cleanse: The Complete Guide

Are Laxatives Safe?

Source: Are Laxatives Safe? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM Our customer service department regularly gets feedback from customers who question the safety of laxatives. These folks are right to be concerned. Although constipation is a problem that needs remedy, and laxatives are often thought of as that remedy, this is a topic that … Continue reading Are Laxatives Safe?

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

What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet?

Source: What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  A healthy colon is the center of a healthy, happy life. The colon is a workhorse for your digestive system and helps absorb the nutrients your body needs. Unfortunately, with all the good your colon does, it also gets hit with … Continue reading What’s the Best Colon Cleanse Diet?

How to Combat Bloating Naturally

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

Benefits of Abdominal Massage

The abdomen is a critical cavity in the body housing many vital organs and the digestive system. The digestive system is susceptible to weakness. This can happen through illness, or by not exercising enough and living a sedentary lifestyle. Abdominal massage is a practice that helps to tone and strengthen the muscles located in your … Continue reading Benefits of Abdominal Massage

Genetically Modified Foods: Why You Should Avoid Them

It’s just as concerning as it sounds. Scientists have introduced into plants and animals, new, scientifically manipulated or chosen, genetic material, to advance and suppress traits as they see fit. The products are genetically modified foods. From as early as the 70’s, scientists have been genetically manipulating crops. Scientists used these soil bugs along with other … Continue reading Genetically Modified Foods: Why You Should Avoid Them