Diarrhea is one way the body tries to rid itself of an unwanted substance.
It does so by secreting extra fluid to the intestines and producing an unusual number of strong intestinal contractions, leading to an increased amount of loose, watery stools... Read More
Dandelions are more than just weeds. The leaves and roots of dandelions have been used in herbal medicine for centuries, especially for regulating the liver and stimulating the digestive system.
A dandelion tea detox or a dandelion tea cleanse is mad... Read More
What is Dysbiosis?
Dysbiosis is a term for a microbial imbalance that most often affects a person’s digestive tract. That being said, dysbiosis can also affect the skin, eyes, lungs, ears, nose, sinuses, nails, and vagina.
Dysbiosis is also sometim... Read More
The story of epiglottis function is quite an interesting one. The epiglottis is often called the trapdoor, or gatekeeper, of the throat. It’s a flexible flap that is one of nine cartilage structures that form your larynx at the base of the tongue.
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Feeling Nauseous After Eating
Surprisingly, nausea or stomach pain after eating eggs or chicken is common for many people. At least it is for me, which is too bad since chicken and eggs are a couple of my favorite foods! In general, nausea after eati... Read More
My friend Dave recently began experiencing heartburn on a daily basis. When it first started, the heartburn was so bad that Dave thought he was having a heart attack!
Not a farfetched belief, considering that heartburn-related chest pain is sometimes... Read More
The other evening, my friend Anne and I ate dinner at a fancy Italian restaurant.
Our delicious meal consisted of several courses—there was the antipasto platter filled with a variety of deli meats, veggies, and cheeses; a caprese salad drizzled wi... Read More
What is the best day of your life? Ask any parent, and they might say the birth of a child. It’s a joyous occasion characterized by new beginnings and memories. This brings me to a story about my friends Ryan and Julie.
You see, they are ecstatic ... Read More