Digestive Wellness

When your poop does not come out completely (Incomplete Defecation)

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I wanted to write this article to address the issue of incomplete Defecation, where when you poop, it does not come out completely. When you see a conventional doctor, you would be prescribed with laxatives and told to consume more fibre. I know of a few friends who suffer from that condition and almost every [...]

What to do when you are diagnosed with hepatitis B

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If you have been diagnosed with hepatitis B, close follow with your specialist (usually a gastroenterologist) is crucial. Your doctor would advice if you should begin medication for your condition (do note medication is usually long term and very expensive) or try to first control via lifestyle changes. In this article, I would address the lifestyle [...]

Is drinking tea with your meals good for your digestive system?

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Restaurants often serve iced lemon tea or carbonated drinks as a set meal package with their dishes such as spaghetti, pizza, burger and chips, fish and chips, steak, etc. It may be a satisfying feeling,  to down a cup of ice lemon tea together with a hot meal especially on a hot day. But after [...]

Why am I sick with diabetes/hyperglycemia like symptoms

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Following is a health condition posted by someone: I have been sick for a while now, probably a little over a month and a half, and I thought that I may have had diabetes. Well, my blood tests (they were fasting blood tests) came back good as well as urine tests, but my symptoms really point [...]

Drink a glass of hot water-in the morning and after a bath

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Each morning, as you get up from bed, have a habit to drink a glass of hot (not boiling hot but as hot as you can swallow without burning your throat) or at lease a glass of warm water…. on an empty stomach before you brush your teeth. Drink it slowly, by sips if you [...]

When you get pains or dull ache at the lower left side of your stomach

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What does it means when you feel pain or discomfort at the lower left side of your stomach? About a month back, I began noticing that I was getting a dull ache or discomfort at the lower left side of my stomach. This dull ache came usually after a meal. That time, I was skipping [...]

Traditional Indian detox method- Drinking oil to ‘clean’ the stomach

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This method was shared to me by an Indian friend when I told her about my discovery on oil pulling method via a forwarded email that a friend had sent to me. According to my friend, when she was young- her grandparents would make her and her siblings drink about 1 or 2 tablespoon of sesame [...]

When your breath smells foul in the morning

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Our breath and mouth tends to smell foul in the morning the moment when we wake up. Even if we brush our teeth or use a mouthwash, the bad breath may come back after the effects of the toothpaste and mouthwash wears off. There is a simple remedy in removing bad breath right after we [...]

The terrible consequence of drinking beer and eating uncooked meat

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I know beer/ chilled wine and steak and lamb chop goes hand in hand in the Western meal indulgence. Many people like their steak/ lamb chop served raw or medium. If you constantly enjoy your steak/ lamb chop raw or medium or half cooked together with beer and wine ….and suffering from stomach uneasiness and [...]

Relief pain in the stomach, left or right side of the abdomen

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Do you find yourself having chronic pains in your abdomen area, like areas of stomach or the left/right abdomen area?  There is a simple stomach rubbing exercise adopted for thousands of years that is so simple and yet effective. It is taught in the book The Chinese System of Self Healing by Dr Stephen Chang. [...]