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Urinary Health After Prostate Surgery

Urinary Health After Prostate Surgery

May 24, 2017 | Men's Health
Unfortunately having prostate removal surgery can come with side effects. This might include increased risk of infection, damage to organs and erectile and sexual dysfunction. More commonly, side-effects involve around the urinary system causing painful urination, difficulty urinating and urinary incontinence. There are some ways of preventing these conditions...
Bad breath

Bad breath

May 23, 2017 | Digestion, Dental
Halitosis or malodour are the names given for offensive odour coming from the oral cavity (mouth) commonly known as Bad Breath. People suffering from this condition will often feel embarrassed, if they are aware of the condition. What Causes It Most often the cause is from fermentation of food by...
The Benefits of Inulin

The Benefits of Inulin

May 22, 2017 | Heart, Weight loss, Constipation
Inulin is a carbohydrate derived from plants that is not digested or absorbed in the small intestine, but instead fermented in the intestines by good bacteria. It functions as a prebiotic—stimulating the growth of bifidobacteria while at the same time modulating the levels of other beneficial bacteria that make up...
Help for your digestive problems

Help for your digestive problems

May 21, 2017 | Digestion
When digestion is poor it can produce uncomfortable symptoms such flatulence, dyspepsia (indigestion), bloating, stomach cramping, constipation and diarrhoea. Further complications such as diverticula, irritable bowel (constipation and/or diarrhoea), haemorrhoids and nutritional deficiencies may develop from poor digestive function.
Avoiding Weight Gain Over Winter

Avoiding Weight Gain Over Winter

May 19, 2017 | Depression, Weight loss
Winter can be a bleak time of year for dieting and maintaining a fitness regime. The cold weather might make you more vulnerable to comfort foods, avoiding the gym and staying indoors. While extra bodily padding over the winter months was necessary for the survival of cavemen by keeping them...
Activated nuts, seeds and legumes

Activated nuts, seeds and legumes

May 19, 2017 | Digestion
Nuts contain phytic acid, also known as phytate. It is a storage form of phosphorous in plants, including nuts, seeds, grains and legumes (beans, peas, chickpeas and lentils), and in lesser amounts in vegetables.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Mother and Infant Microbiomes

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Mother and Infant Microbiomes

May 18, 2017 | Women's Health, Infant and Children
 Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the death of an otherwise healthy infant baby that is younger than one year old. This phenomenon that is also known as cot death has been dubbed a “silent thief” because it usually occurs seemingly without any warning signs and very suddenly....Although the exact cause for SIDS is currently scientifically unknown, there have been several new researches conducted on the role of gut bacteria in SIDS that have found evidence that the microbiome in the gut of SIDS infants is different to those found in healthy age-matched live infants.
  Insulin Resistance explained

Insulin Resistance explained

May 17, 2017 | Diabetes, Heart
Insulin resistance is more common than you think, and is primarily caused by excess weight. If you’re insulin resistant, your body doesn’t have the ability to respond and use the insulin it produces—resulting in increasing blood sugars. Several studies have shown that an insulin resistance diet and exercise can alter...
The Many Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract

The Many Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract

May 16, 2017 | Heart, Immune
The Many Benefits of Olive Leaf Extract Olive leaf from Olea europaea, the olive tree, has been used for centuries in many countries for its medicinal purposes. It is a potent antioxidant, helping to support a healthy cardiovascular system by reducing blood pressure, high blood sugars and cholesterol levels. Olive...
Natural relief for Diverticular disease

Natural relief for Diverticular disease

May 15, 2017 | Digestion
Diverticula are described as pouches or sacs that develop from a weakened area of the bowel wall.  It is a common condition affecting people in western developed countries by middle or later ages. Most occur in the sigmoid colon ( the lower, left section).These bulging sacs can worsen conditions of...
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