Your digestive health is central to your overall health. When your gut doesn’t digest your food properly, you won’t just be experiencing gastric discomfort. You’re also not getting the full benefit of the nutrients in your food and your overall wellbeing is compromised. What’s the best way to support your gut health? THE CONVENIENCE […]
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BIZARRE PREGNANCY CRAVINGS
About 60% of pregnant women experience odd food cravings, often for foods they’ve never enjoyed before. Some believe food cravings are your body’s way of indicating missing nutrients so for instance craving ice-cream could suggest a calcium deficiency. We all know about the typical cravings for dill pickles, chilli or chocolate, but there are some […]
Babies get acid reflux too
Adults are not the only ones to experience acid reflux. Just as The Other Option’s DIGESTIVE REMEDY™ Siberian Pine Nut Oil helps adults with reflux, it also helps babies who may be struggling with the development of their digestive systems. While an allergic reaction to pine nuts is extremely rare, it is prudent to be cautious when […]
It’s a double-whammy. Not only is your body coping with adapting to all the natural changes of pregnancy, but on top of that your digestive system starts playing up! Once you are over the nausea so common in the 1st trimester and you enter the 2nd trimester, there are 3 main gremlins that can cause […]
Apart from taking a good Omega EPA supplement with a ratio of EPA:DHA of at least 6:1 (Omega-UP is 7:1) there are some other steps you can take to help you manage anxiety symptoms. What most people don’t know about anxiety is that it requires daily maintenance. Everyone copes differently. It’s about finding what works […]
What is Anxiety?
It’s normal to feel a bit anxious at times – before starting a new job, writing an exam, speaking in front of a group of people. But if you suffer from anxiety or its close cousin panic disorder, it can feel overwhelming, as if you are suffocating or drowning. Your heart may race, your skin […]
…the same stuff that masons use to clean bricks. Luckily, our stomachs are lined by a thick layer of mucus to protect us from the acid and the enzyme pepsin that it produces. The mixing motion of the stomach, along with the acid and the breakdown of protein by the pepsin, turns the bolus (the […]
This month we’re talking about H.pylori the bacterial stomach infection that can result in serious stomach ulcers, perforated ulcers and debilitating pain. Apart from using the Digestive Remedy™ , here are 4 natural dietary recommendations you should also be considering when managing the symptoms of H.pylori. Take probiotics. Probiotics are sources of “good” bacteria and yeasts […]
What is H.pylori?
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacterium that can inhabit various parts of the stomach, particularly the bottom of the stomach (antrum) and pyloric sphincter which separates the stomach and the duodenum. H. pylori is often linked to duodenal and gastric ulcers, and the development of stomach cancer as it causes chronic, low-level inflammation of […]
Ending the burn: Acid reflux
Acid Reflux or GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) is a relatively common condition in which stomach acid returns into the esophagus and even up to the throat irritating the tissue. You’ll know you have GERD if you suffer from persistent heartburn (a burning sensation behind your breast bone that can extend from upper abdomen to the […]