Stories


Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

You may have heard of this condition and perhaps even been told you have it or have self diagnosed. But what is it really? does it really exist? what makes it a different condition to inflammatory bowel disorders?, why do you have it along side many other fellow suffers? and importantly what self care strategies can you put in place to help you manage it rather than perhaps as now it is managing you?! I...

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Open the Bowels with Squatting

Open the Bowels with Squatting

Perhaps you only ever think about the word squat as being one of those challenging exercises your visit to the gym includes. Again, the wonderful author Giulia Enders whose book we reviewed (GUT) but published in her native Germany as ‘Charming Bowels’ used some of her time while writing the book researching really is the best way to support your body in the process of opening your bowel to release waste matter. In Enders book...

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A Nurse Refuses Conventional Cancer Therapy to Choose a Natural Health Journey

A Nurse Refuses Conventional Cancer Therapy to Choose a Natural Health Journey

As a registered nurse working in palliative care with cancer patients, Phyllis Enns saw a bleak future for herself when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001. At 49 years old she had seen too many patients suffer from the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy. She made a courageous decision to try something else. “Most of my patients said they felt worse after chemo and believed the treatment actually worsened their condition,” says...

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