Posts Tagged ‘bowel prolapse’

The Low FODMAP Diet

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gas, bloating, bowel incontinence, constipation, diarrhoea or other digestive disorders, you may be surprised how something as simple as restricting certain foods from your diet can dramatically reduce the symptoms you’re experiencing. An example of such diet restriction is a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP is an acronym…

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Anal fissures: The causes, symptoms, and possible treatments

Anal fissures are rips, tears, ruptures, or openings in the moist, thin, delicate, and soft skin tissues of the anus, the lower rectum lining, or the anal canal that makes bowel movement very painful. This condition can either be short-term and acute or chronic and long-term it remains unhealed after eight to twelve weeks. Although…

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How to Provide Nutrition for Mum Brain

Ever heard of pregnancy brain or “momnesia”? It is a common occurrence when pregnant women or new mums experience bouts of forgetfulness. Research shows that while pregnant and during early motherhood, the unusually high hormone levels and new priorities are the primary reasons for mums to experience this.     Dr. Jane Martin, the director…

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