Graeme Syme

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Rome IV Criteria. What Type of IBS Do You Have?

Identify Your IBS Subtype Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a Functional Bowel Disorder meaning there is no diagnostic test. Blood tests, stool samples and radiological scans may have been arranged by your Doctor although these are to rule out other conditions such as Coeliac, Crohns, Colitis and Cancer. Diagnosing IBS is dependent on the profile of […]

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Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Welcome to – Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D? I decided to cover this topic for two reasons. Reason 1- Vitamin D is essential for Calcium absorption. Reason 2- Vitamin D deficiency is a global problem. Reason 3- If you’re avoiding dairy in your diet, you may be deficient in Calcium. I decided […]

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Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Welcome to Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome You are reading this because you have IBS or you know someone that does! If your asking yourself “Do I know someone with IBS” the answer is most likely “Yes”. With almost 1 in 5 people suffering from IBS its likely that some of your close family or friends […]

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The Cost of Common Constipation

Welcome to-The Cost of Common Constipation Constipation is common and affects male and female of all ages. A regular bowel pattern can vary massively between individuals, anything from three times a day to every three days can be regarded as normal. A change in bowel habit, hard pellet like stools and difficulty or straining can […]

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IBS- What You Should Know

Irritable Bowel Syndrome has a negative impact on overall quality of life. Those who suffer under perform in life including: Career Progression Confidence Relations and Sex Life An estimated  10-20% of the world population are affected by IBS, so if you DO suffer from IBS- You are not alone. Here’s what you need to know […]

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Probiotics and its Health Benefits   Wіth аll thе hype аbоut hоw probiotics аrе thе “new health miracle”, уоu mіght bе wondering іf it’s nоthіng mоrе thаn а Nеw Age gimmick, but dіd уоu knоw thаt thе word “probiotic” асtuаllу means “for life” аnd thеѕе lіttlе microorganisms саn bе powerful еnоugh tо knock thе socks […]

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