This category contains articles related to Digestion.
People that suffer from digestive issues, including stomach problems, know just how embarrassing and disruptive these episodes can be. Digestive disorders are very common in Canada, with over 20 million Canadian suffering from digestive problems each year. Suffering from stomach … Read More
Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that usually inhabit the digestive tract. They can easily become depleted from things such as antibiotic use, antibacterial hand soap, chlorinated drinking water, overuse of harsh cleaning chemicals and overconsumption of sugar and refined foods. A… Read More
The “D” word stands for diarrhea and surely it needs no introduction. In the second of my series on probiotics, I explore how these friendly bacteria can do wonders “down there” and help quell a case of the “D” word.
Acid reflux, or heartburn, can cause a burning sensation in your esophagus after eating. It is often accompanied by indigestion and sometimes by chest pain. Though not a serious condition, heartburn can make you quite uncomfortable. When you have… Read More