Side Effects & Signs/Manifestations of Having Low Stomach Acid

In relation to yesterday’s post, I thought it was important to highlight some of the signs and side effects of not having enough/any stomach acid. -your hair/nails aren’t growing properly. -you feel knackered, a lot. -when you eat meat or animal products, it feels like food just gets stuck in your gut for ages –…

‘Why am I experiencing sluggish digestion/constipation?’Areas to examine: part 3

9) You drink too much coffee/shouldn’t be drinking it.⠀Coffee dehydrates the intestines. Your bowels need water to get things moving.⠀Opt for a tea (caffeinated or not).⠀10) You eat too many hard/dehydrated foods which are difficult to break down and they rot in your gut.⠀Crisps, bread, crackers, biscuits. These are the worst offenders.⠀Foods like papaya, kiwi…

‘Why am I experiencing sluggish digestion/constipation?’

Areas to examine: 1) Movement. If you’re movement revolves around going from the bed to the bathroom to the fridge to the sofa and repeat, it’s really no surprise your bowel movements are incomplete/limited. Your intestines are made up of smooth muscles which contract and relax in order to push the digested food through these…

Sluggish Bowels & Constipation

This is a topic which I come across so often with people. Conventional healthcare does a pretty basic job discussing this, and they often dismiss this as an IBS manifestation and send you off with painkillers, antidepressants (yes, really), laxatives and fibre supplements. There’s quite a bit of ground to cover, so I’ll be focusing…