Death begins in the colon

2021-06-10T12:40:13+00:00By |

I believe that the source of inflammation in chronic diseases lies in the gut. The now famous quote ‘Death begins in the colon’ originated with the Russian Nobel Prize- winning biologist Elie Metchnikoff (1845 - 1916), who postulated that the toxic by-products of the bowel bacteria are responsible for many diseases.

Inflammation friend or foe?

2021-06-09T19:49:04+00:00By |

Physicians realise that inflammation in the walls of arteries is probably the most important risk factor in cardiovascular disease, more important even than cholesterol levels. Inflammation is common to many other chronic and debilitating diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, asthma, acne, eczema, psoriasis, sinusitis, hayfever, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, etc. In fact, most conditions that are often treated with cortisone fall into this category.

Natural solutions for heartburn

2021-06-09T15:41:13+00:00By |

We all have stomach acid, and it in fact protects our bodies against bad bugs. In the case of heartburn, the delicate tissue at the entrance to the stomach is being burned by the hydrochloric acid.

Natural solutions to ease colic in crying babies

2021-06-10T12:26:15+00:00By |

The term colic is derived from a Greek word meaning ‘in relation to the colon’. Infantile colic is a very common disorder, defined as distress or crying in an otherwise healthy infant that lasts for more than 3 hours a day, 3 or more days a week, for at least 3 weeks.

Solutions for baby with colic – AN OSTEOPATH’S VIEW

2021-05-31T10:21:18+00:00By |

The term colic is derived from the Greek kblikos, meaning ‘in relation to the colon’. Infantile colic is a very common disorder, defined as distress or crying in an otherwise healthy infant that lasts for more than 3 hours a day, for more than 3 days a week, for at least 3 weeks. The cause is unknown.

Product Review – PROGAST® Oxy-Colon Cleanse

2021-04-19T08:40:31+00:00By |

A healthy bowel eliminates waste effortlessly and odourlessly once or twice a day. The bowel is forgiving, not forgetful. It is tolerant, but to a point. Its vocabulary is limited; when insulted, it bloats, cramps, screams, or becomes lifeless. When the offence continues, it ulcerates and bleeds. Oxy-Colon tablets will get things moving - naturally.

Product Review – Progast® Gastrointestinal Support Drops

2021-05-10T11:31:18+00:00By |

Nearly everyone experiences some sort of gastrointestinal discomfort at some point or another. Digestive diseases range from common digestive disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), to serious, life-threatening diseases. According to a study by Halder, out of the Mayo Clinic, one in three individuals have a digestive disorder.

The difference between prebiotics & probiotics

2021-05-27T19:21:00+00:00By |

There is some confusion about the difference between pre- and probiotics. There are 400 – 500 types of bacteria in the digestive tract, each of which has many strains, with a total of one hundred trillion bacteria and a weight of about 2 kg (about the size of the liver). Just imagine the chaos created by a course of antibiotics!

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