Loose stools can be temporary; often due to an infection, irritation or during or after a course of antibiotics. Occasionally loose stools become a constant feature leading to discomfort, uncertainty and have a significant impact on day to day activities. Waste that moves quickly from your stomach to the toilet is usually due to a […]
It’s not something people talk about much, if at all, but our poo can tell us a lot about our health. If you flush the toilet and never look back then this article is not for you. But if you’ve ever wondered what your stool can tell you about the inner workings of your body […]
A simple test that is sometimes mentioned as a way to find out if candida overgrowth is an issue for you is The Spit Test. The instructions are that when you wake up in the morning you spit in a fresh glass of water and watch to see stringy saliva in the water, cloudy saliva […]
Do you find that by the end of the day you need to loosen you belt or look as if you might be pregnant? If bloating is getting you down here are our top tips for banishing the bloat for good!
1. Chew your food.
Good digestion begins in the mouth with chewing your food well. […]
It’s embarrassing when you have excess wind, even more so when it’s particularly smelly. Why does it effect some people more than others?
There are foods that are more complex for your digestive system to break down and are therefore more likely to cause wind. As my kids point out ‘beans, beans good for your heart, […]
Stool testing is a commonly used for children with autism. It gives us useful information about gut function and the microflora which inhabit it. We are able to gather information about pathogens, yeasts and inflammation along with signs of digestive irregularities. Clinical nutritionists can use this information to infer how these findings might impact the […]
Candida and overgrowth of other yeast is a common problem. Often it is part of a bigger picture of gut dysbiosis (when the gut contains more pathogenic bacteria than good). Often yeast is allowed to flourish during a course of antibiotics. The antibiotics kill off many of the gut bacteria but it doesn’t attack yeast. […]