Fire in the Belly – Your Marvellous Digestive System

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! You might think that a little indigestion is not big deal. But really, the digestive process is like a furnace in your belly that provides the energy for your whole body, and keeps you going. If the fire goes […]

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What Are Your Hives Telling You?

What Are Your Hives Telling You? If you or your child has ever experienced an outbreak of hives, you know how unpleasant it can be. The good news is that hives are rarely life-threatening. The bad news is that they usually indicate that the body is not as healthy as it should be, and needs […]

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What Kind of Eczema is It?

What Kind of Eczema is It? What is Eczema? Eczema, which is sometimes also called dermatitis, is the name used for a group of conditions that cause skin inflammation. According to the Dermatology Information Service of the University of Heidelberg, eczema affects more than 10% of all adults and is even more common in infants […]

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So What’s the Big Deal about a Stuffy Nose?

If your child always seems to have a blocked nose, he or she probably has an allergic condition called allergic rhinitis. Not being able to breathe freely is bad enough, but there are other reasons to take chronic stuffy nose seriously. Allergic Rhinitis is a condition where the mucous membranes of the nasal passage are […]

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Diagnosing Gluten Intolerance: Not so Simple!

Gluten intolerance, also known as celiac disease, is a digestive disease that can cause severe damage to the small intestine. When a person with gluten intolerance eats even a small amount of gluten, a group of proteins found in wheat, rye, and barley, it triggers an immune response in the small intestine. This immune response […]

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