Constipation

Digest these 5 Digestion Habits for Better Children’s Health


Children’s guts are more delicate than adults.  It takes less to send their little bodies into gastrointestinal distress.  And we can’t always watch what they’re eating…and, well, kids will be kids.  But, we can’t stand to see them hurting! As parents, teachers and others who care for children, when they get sick, we can’t help

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IBS and Anxiety: Layered Treatment


Anxiety and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) create a vicious cycle that can be very difficult to break. You experience diarrhea (IBS-D) or constipation (IBS-C)…and it makes you feel anxious…which makes the IBS worse…which causes more anxiety. It’s difficult to stop the cycle and challenging to cope, let alone think about “treatment.” The key might be

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Who is Responsible for this Probiotics Thing?


How do medical treatments develop, anyway? Who gets it started? How does an idea grow into a reality? Like many other great advancements in our world, medical breakthroughs begin with a teeny idea…one thought…an observation or wondering. The spark of an idea begins in the mind of a creative individual. As the ideas are tested

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My Tummy Hurts: How to Help Children Cope with Stomachaches


When your little one (or your not-so-little adolescent) complains of belly pain, your reaction might be one of two extremes. If you’re like some parents and guardians, you’ve heard it before and you’ll brush it off as just another boy-who-cried-wolf bid for attention. Other parents can’t stop thinking the worst. (“This is probably the one time she honestly has a

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The 5 Most Important Facts about Traveler’s Diarrhea


Nearly every traveler knows the following piece of advice about traveling, especially when going to foreign destinations: “Don’t drink the water!” Ingesting bacteria or other substances in water or foreign food that your body is not used to can cause an awful illness called Traveler’s Diarrhea. Some studies show Traveler’s Diarrhea affects as many as

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Using Diarrhea to Self-Pre-Diagnose Health Conditions


  We think of it as annoying, inconvenient and uncomfortable. It’s something nearly every person in the world has experienced or will experience. If it’s uncomplicated, it indicates a simple digestive problem. If it’s complicated, it can be a symptom of any number of serious illnesses or health conditions. We’re talking about diarrhea, defined as

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Why Popeye Eats Dark Leafy Greens


Popeye ate spinach to make him stronger. Moms nag their children to eat their vegetables. Salad (with healthy dressings) is a staple of dieters. Lately, you hear people saying they love kale, and just recently people have been saying collard greens are the new kale. What is so important about dark leafy greens? Raw Leafies

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Avoid Winter Constipation (Yuck!) the Natural Way with Probiotics


It’s winter. As much as you might like to get outside and be active, the weather in many places during winter is terrible. You might end up spending more time than you’d like sitting around watching TV, reading, or working. Sure, you can get back into shape when spring rolls around, but in the meantime,

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Control Constipation with Probiotics


Probiotics and Constipation Control Constipation is characterized by painful passing of hard stool and is most often accompanied by bleeding and severe abdominal cramps. Bowel movements are abnormal and the body is visibly weakened. At this point, probiotic supplements may provide relief. Probiotics are prepared with the aim of introducing good bacteria in the body

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How to Cure Constipation Fast


Frequency of bowel movements varies from one person to another. However, a decrease in the number of times you do it per week may constitute to constipation. This is a common digestive problem where your bowel movements are less than normal, like less than three times a week. You may have difficulty passing stool and

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