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The Impact of Stress on Your Digestive System

Have you ever had a stomach ache when preparing to give a public speech…   Or felt suddenly nauseous before a big sports game…   Or have your bowel movements gotten out of whack when going through a stressful period at work?   There’s a reason we often use the phrase “gut-wrenching” when making stressful […]

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4 Foods and Beverages Ulcerative Colitis Sufferers Should Avoid

 Oftentimes, many of us take for granted a healthy and well-functioning digestive system until we are faced with a disruption, such as a diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome or Ulcerative Colitis.   While IBS can be frustrating, Ulcerative Colitis–an autoimmune condition– can wreak havoc in the body. This condition causes long-lasting inflammation and sores in […]

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3 Forms of Exercise That Promote Healthy Digestion

  Aside from toning muscles and keeping your cardiovascular health in check, exercise can work wonders for a sluggish digestive system.   In fact, inactivity is one of the key risk factors for constipation.   Essentially, exercise causes food to move more quickly through the large intestine, and limits the amount of water absorbed from […]

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Restoring Balance to Your Digestive System

Restoring balance to your digestive system, in the case of acid reflux, may not be a matter of too much acid, but too little. When you suffer from acid reflux or heartburn, your body reacts to an imbalance in your digestive system. The goal of curing your acid reflux is to restore balance to your body. […]

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Improving Your Digestion

You can control how well your body digests food by eating the right kind of foods, and by taking care of yourself. This blog will explain how to help your digestive system run smoothly, and point out which foods could be slowing your digestion down. How You Can Help Your Digestion Staying hydrated is the […]

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