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3 Digestive Health Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

One evening she was on the phone with me, chatting excitedly about the three books she was editing, and the next day she was in hospital, getting a biopsy done. The news was not good: she had colon ca…

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10 Yoga Poses to Improve Your Digestion

Remember how you feel after a good body massage? Well, your digestive system feels much the same after a sequence of yoga postures. Your mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large i…

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What Happens When You Eat Too Fast?

Consider the common phrases we use for eating a rushed meal: "wolfing down," "shoveling," "gobbling" and such. Each of these seems to imply that a meal is an inconvenience. We need to finish eating in…

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10 Strategies for Better Digestion

We all want our cake and to eat it too -- especially during the holiday season.  While all the holiday fare may taste great at the moment it often leads to digestive aftermath in the form of indigesti…

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Acid Reflux Diet Tips & Dangers

If you've ever felt like a knife's scraping out your chest area from inside, you are perhaps one of the four in ten who experience acid reflux and its close cousin, heartburn. Heartburn tends to be…

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4 Natural Ways to Relieve Indigestion

The term indigestion is often used to describe heartburn and/or upper abdominal pain as well as a feeling of gaseousness, difficulty swallowing, feelings of pressure or heaviness after eating, sensati…

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What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You: 9 Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

The body is a magnificent machine. When things go awry, it generally doesn't just shut down without warning, like an incandescent light bulb popping its filament. Instead it sends us little signals …

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Natural Ways to Fight Heartburn

Who hasn't overindulged in a meal and paid the price later? Whether the food faux pas was a celebratory hot fudge sundae, a third chili dog at the ballpark or that burrito hastily eaten behind the whe…

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Low Thyroid? How to Conduct a Basal Temperature Test

The Basal Temperature Test is not to be used as a replacement for a proper medical assessment.  Instead it can help you determine whether you may have a thyroid imbalance and a low functioning thyroid…

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Is an Underactive Thyroid Making You Overweight?

Because the thyroid gland is involved in so many functions in the body, an under-functioning thyroid gland can result in many possible symptoms. The following list includes many of the most common sym…

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