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Cold Sore RElief naturally ebook
Staying Healthy in the Holidays
With the holidays fast approaching, we can allow our thoughts to turn from work and deadlines to socialising, food and drinks, and hopefully relaxation.
Although all thoroughly enjoyable, this time of year can also be a time of unhealthy eating, high stress and limited exercise. All of which can wreak havoc on our gut and mind if we're not careful.
Here are a few tips to make the most of the holiday season while maintaining a balance between temptation and healthy practices.
1) Stay hydrated. And not the wine variety of hydration. Aim for at least 2 litres of water daily plus extra when drinking alcohol (say, one glass of water for every glass of alcohol), when out in the sun and exercising.
To read the full article, see page 37 of the Lambton and New Lambton Local - December 2017
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Have you been diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) yet feel you have no way forward? Maybe you were told take laxatives, increase your fibre, try FODMAPS or take some probiotics.
You probably get some relief, but not consistently, with these recommendations. You still suffer from bloating, cramping, pain, diarrhoea and/or constipation. Let alone the fatigue, the stress if not the anxiety about trying to manage these symptoms in your day to day life. The diagnosis of IBS gave you a label yet not much direction nor relief.
As a naturopath specialising in gut issues, I get excited when someone comes to me with IBS – because I know personally and professionally how food, herbs and nutrition can improve a person’s life with IBS.
Naturopathic treatment for IBS focuses on: