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Natural diuretics and laxatives: do you know which ones to choose?

Combat fluid retention and constipation

Fluid retention and constipation are two very common conditions that can accompany overweight. If this is happening and want to combat, natural laxatives and diuretics are an effective alternative.  327 more words


'ERIC's helpline has been my saviour'

In the lead up to #GivingTuesday on 1 December 2015, we are sharing stories of people who have been helped by ERIC and wanted to give something back to the charity. 1,212 more words

Childhood Constipation


Failure of voiding of feces, which produces discomfort is known as constipation. It is due to the lack of movements necessary for defecation. Due to the absence of mass movement in colon, feces remain in the large intestine for a long time, resulting in absorption of fluid. 132 more words

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Do Slow Guts Need Loved?

Three and one-half years ago I started skeptically experimenting with alternative health ideas to fix my gut.  I feel a little “out there,”–yes, I do– but I can’t argue with success that exceeds Miralax, Metamucil, and Smooth Move Tea.   2,096 more words


I'm so vein

My consultant has a thing about the vein he encountered during Wednesday’s surgery. It’s the thing he talks about most whenever he visits.

The vein that was damaged during the surgery is normally just a few centimetres thick, he says, but mine was the width of his finger. 276 more words


Colon Detox Review 

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A colon detox is a necessary part of any diet or weight loss program. A normal digestive system tract stores excess debris that needs to be removed. 314 more words

Bristol Stool Form Scale Cake Recipe

Not only is the Bristol Stool Form Scale Cake delicious, it’s educational too. Each type of poo on the Stool Scale is represented by a different chocolate bar on the cake. 532 more words

Childhood Constipation