Digestive Wellness

Adding lemon to water to cure diabetes

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When I was in Singapore, I met a man about 50 years old who told me that he used to suffer from diabetes. But now, his blood sugar level is normal for few years- and so he took it as a sign that his diabetes has been cured. What he did was that he squeezed [...]

Wind in the stomach and connection to being overwhelmed

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When I wrote the article Stomach Pain/Spasms- Due to excessive wind element,  I’ve included dietary changes that I’ve made that helped me to relieve the condition. Yet, there seemed to be no complete cure as I do suffer from the problem occasionally in the past. I thought of writing this article through a recent experience [...]

What to do when a child gets diarrhoea

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There is a good writeup by Prof Dr Christopher Boey Chiong Meng on dealing with children who have diarrhoea or watery stools.  An excerpt contains good tips to prevent children from getting diarrhoea caused by infections: Make sure you feed your child dairy products that have been pasteurised in order to destroy harmful bacteria. Serve [...]

When taking fiber, drink lots of water

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We all know it is very important to have adequate intake of fiber ranging from oats, vegetables and fruits. But please keep in mind that you need to drink lots of water as well. There was a case I heard where a person who had an inflammation of the stomach even though he took a [...]

How to relief a queasy stomach and coated heavy tongue feeling when you wake up

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You may know the feeling- as you wake up, your tongue felt dry and as if there’s a coarse coat on it. And your stomach feels queasy and unwell- you probably feel gas moving along your digestive track and overall, you feel uncomfortable. And you have very bad breath- of course nobody’s breath smells like [...]

Why being more physically active can improve your stomach problems

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If you or someone that you know seemed to complain of stomach ailments, such as wind, gastric, indigestion, acid reflux, etc, check the physical activity levels.   From my personal experience, years ago I used to suffer from stomach spasms, pain and discomfort. When I combined higher intake of fiber, drink more water with exercise, [...]

Signs that your body’s storing more toxins that it can manage

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Here are some signs that your body’s toxin levels may be a bit too high due to our lifestyle. You could see that many of the factors below are very much related to your digestive system. 1. Constant lethargy If you feel tired, especially after meals, it could mean that your body’s digestive system is [...]

Battling motion sickness by changing your eating habits

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Is constant motion or travelling sickness disrupt your dream of being a traveller? You may not look forward to travelling, especially visiting highlands and the curvy roads because you may be throwing up your guts during the trip. Some would suffer while travelling on the plane or even on long road journeys. I will always [...]

Common Food Combinations that Trigger Hypoglycemia or Sudden Hunger

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After I began to be more physically active, episodes of hypoglycemia has reduced tremendously. That’s why I’ve always encourage folks out there to begin an exercise program- it does wonders to regulate blood sugar in your body, improve circulation, and reduce chronic body pains. If you find that you are physically hungry even though you [...]

Benefits of Drinking Water on an Empty Stomach

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I’ve actually been dilligently drinking water on an empty stomach first thing in the morning (after visiting the loo) for a few years. I did this before brushing my teeth. Together with some guidelines from my personal experience writen under earlier articles: Cures for Stomach Ailments that Works, and drinking water on an empty stomach, I find [...]