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King of Pain

I have suffered problems with my periods and hormones since my early teens. Not just the usual period pain… Nooooo! The kind of pain that makes you not know where to put yourself, that makes you cry, and that makes you try sleeping with your legs resting up the wall or curled in a ball to see if it makes any damn difference. 1,266 more words


Ground Green Cardamom

If there was a spice that I can’t live without, then cardamom would be it. Hang on, not exactly true. Well, alongside cinnamon, cumin and turmeric. 570 more words

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1.10.12 Upset Stomach? I Was Fuming

It was unavoidable. Today’s learning has come to me in the worst possible way. I am ill, and it is not going away. A trip to the doctor’s has confirmed that I do in fact have norovirus (after the ignominy of having to pee in a paper cup). 346 more words

Can acupuncture treat IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)?

An increasing number of studies have been conducted on treating IBS with Chinese medicine, with promising results. These studies have documented that Chinese medicine can effectively treat IBS in a safe and drug-free way. 649 more words

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