Tag Archives: constipation

Osteopathic manipulation

June 3, 2014

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Osteopathic manipulation by Dr. Glenn S. Chapman —  Manipulation by a doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) is a holistic procedure. When a D.O. puts his hands on you, he is able to diagnose and treat at the same time. Low back pain, for example, may not always be caused by a blown disk. The problem could […]

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An IBS investigation

August 23, 2013

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by Diana Wiggins and Julie Oppenheimer —  What is it about those detective shows like CSI, 48 Hours or even House that have us tuning in every week for a new episode? For most people, it is the armchair detective work that we can do from our living rooms — participating in thinking through the […]

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One man’s food is another man’s poison

June 12, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  For a quick and healthy dinner, you decide to bake some salmon, steam asparagus and toss a simple green salad. Nothing fancy, but this meal gets the job done with zero guilt; in fact, you feel rather good about serving it. Three days later you get a migraine. You probably […]

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Food sensitivities and leaky gut

June 4, 2013

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by Dr. Denise Grobe —  Leaky gut syndrome and food sensitivities may be the answer to many cause-unknown type illnesses. They may also explain many of the symptoms patients have that confound and confuse some conventional physicians. Our bodies’ responses to the foods we eat are an integral part of our overall health — they […]

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Everybody poops

April 22, 2013

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  by Dee Munsterman —  The other day I was having breakfast at Wildflower Bakery where I witnessed a 3 year old and his dad return to their table after having visited the bathroom. The mom asked: “Did you go poo poo?” The little boy happily exclaimed, “Yes!” Mom high-fived him and they all proceeded […]

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Hypnotherapy and irritable bowel syndrome

March 14, 2013

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by Irene Conlan —  Although irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a new disease, it is now being seen more and more often in doctors’ and therapists’ offices. IBS is not life-threatening, but it can be debilitating, embarrassing and a nuisance to those who suffer from it. General symptoms of IBS include diarrhea and/or constipation, […]

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AMMA Therapy® for constipation

April 12, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  Moving the bowels on a regular basis is an important key to good health. When we are constipated, in addition to feeling bloated and uncomfortable, our health is compromised because the elimination of toxic waste products has slowed down. AMMA Therapy, a 5,000-year-old healing art from Korea that involves a specialized […]

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Follow your gut: it may be celiac

March 5, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  You visit the doctor because you are suffering from abdominal bloating, chronic diarrhea and constipation, and extreme fatigue. Your doctor diagnoses you with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) — but is it really IBS? If your gut feeling tells you to visit another doctor for a second opinion, follow that internal instinct. […]

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Steps of Digestion

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Digestion is an astonishing and orderly process that breaks down proteins, carbohyrdates, fat and other complex chemicals found in the plants and animals we eat, and recycles them to manufacture our body tissues. This article will explain how the process works. Simply put, food either digests or spoils. Digestion is […]

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Get regular

February 28, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  Jamie Lee Curtis is not the only one who suffers from the ill-feeling of irregularity. Anyone can suffer an occasional bout of constipation, which is often caused by a variety of factors, including a stressful and busy lifestyle, lack of exercise and diet. We all know that consuming a high-fiber diet […]

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Parasites and your health

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  It is a common misconception that parasites are strictly a third-world issue. This fallacy can prevent people from considering parasites as a possible cause of their health issues. The truth is that our bodies are exposed to parasites, regardless of locale, owing to increased international travel and access to myriad […]

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Are symptoms related to foods?

February 25, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  At least 80 percent of my female clients complain of lower abdominal bloating, and 70 to 80 percent of male clientele report suffering from indigestion or chronic sinus issues. Did you know that the leading cause of obesity is food sensitivity, and 60 to 80 percent of the population is sensitive […]

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Should you avoid gluten?

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Chances are you have heard about gluten and the benefits of eliminating it from your diet. But do you know what gluten is and why it is bad for your health? Gluten is a substance made up of the proteins found in wheat flour. Gluten is truly only found in […]

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