Digestive Wellness

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. [...]

Heartburn but nothing wrong in tests and OTC does not work

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Interesting by unexplainable symptoms of heartburn- nothing turned up at tests and all over the counter medication relief were not effective: Doctors don’t seem to have a clue what’s going on. Any ideas? At 17, I was already having heartburn after eating/drinking certain things. When I turned 19,  it had gotten to a point that [...]

Why do I feel like throwing up whenever I eat?

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A question posed: I don’t know if it has to do with the fact that a lot of things have been irritating me lately/I’ve been depressed for a while now. I’ve never had this problem before, until now. But I’ve been really angry and upset about something for a long time now. This just started happening like [...]

Detoxing the body and mind through fasting

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This month, many Muslims around the world would be fasting in conjuction of the month of Ramadhan. Early in the morning during ‘sahur’, they would eat something simple, and followed by fasting the entire day. No eating, smoking or drinking till about 7.30pm– when they would then break fast. On normal days, most of us [...]