Digestive Problems

Going Gluten Free – The Basics

If you have been newly diagnosed with Coeliac Disease or know someone that has, this post will hopefully give you a little insight on the ins and outs of going on a gluten free diet. Other than those with Coeliac disease, some might have to go on

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Heartburn? Reflux? What you need to know…

Food in your stomach is usually mixed with gastric acid & enzymes when digesting. Now, heartburn occurs when the gastric acid goes up your oesophagus causing irritation and the burning sensation. This is because your oesophagus lining cannot withstand the acid unlike your stomach. If you do

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S.O.S ! Belly Aches, Cramps, Bloating. Case of the Irritable Bowel

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) has been a very common problem alot of my patients present with. In simple terms, it is a disturbance of of your digestive tract (your colon in particular) characterised by stomach cramps, wind, pain, diarrhoea/constipation (or a combination of both). Abdominal pain is

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