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Time to smell the roses...2

If you were listening in on Sunday, you’ll have heard Fiona talking about our sense of smell as an introduction to Julie Payne‘s interview about aromatherapy. 607 more words

Wellbeing

Not Dying of Embarrassment 

I know this is way too much information, but it’s an important topic, so I’m going to share anyway.

Five years ago, I went to a gastroenterologist because I was having alternating diarrhea and constipation, and was almost always suffering from abdominal pain or discomfort of some sort. 506 more words

Health

Bowel cancer: what you need to know

As bowel cancer awareness month draws to an end, it’s still not too late to take action against this disease, the second biggest cancer killer in Australia, after lung cancer. 653 more words

Write Way To Health

Life without my Gallbladder

I am two days post-op from my cholecystectomy—gallbladder removal. But four weeks ago I was in extreme discomfort and could not get comfortable for the life of me.  824 more words

Gallbladder

High-fat diet and regular moderate intensity exercise on intestinal polyps

The interaction of a high-fat diet and regular moderate intensity exercise on intestinal polyp development in Apc Min/+ mice.

Baltgalvis KA1, Berger FG, … 263 more words

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My Colonoscopy

I am a tube of flesh; a hollow reed made of meat. At the center of my body is a slimy, vacant void; a duct running the span from anus to mouth. 1,645 more words

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month - A Positive Test Does Not Mean You Have Bowel Cancer

As part of Bowel Cancer Awareness month, we’re running a series of mini-blogs from cancer experts. Here’s the next instalment from Bowel Cancer Nurse Specialist, Aileen Roy. 162 more words

Bowel Cancer