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Dealing with Vacation Constipation

Have you every noticed that when you travel, you often have a change in bowel habits?  For those of us who suffer from chronic constipation,  this can further exacerbate symptoms and affect our vacation plans. Vacation constipation, also known as travel constipation, occurs when you are not having a bowel movement on your regular schedule. […]

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What is Leaky Gut?

Leaky gut is also known as intestinal permeability. It is a condition that affects the mucosal lining of the intestine, which is the barrier from the GI tract into the bloodstream. When the gut lining gets damaged, compounds and toxins that normally do not enter the bloodstream are able to seep  in and cause an […]

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How Do I Heal My Heartburn?

According to the NIH, more than 60 million Americans experience heartburn symptoms at least once per month, while more than 15 million have symptoms daily. Heartburn, acid reflux and GERD are all terms that are used interchangeably, but they have different meanings. Heartburn, also know as acid indigestion, is a burning sensation in the chest […]

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