Why Deaths from Gastroenteritis Have Doubled in the U.S.!!

A stomach bug might be unbearable & unpleasant for sufferers, but most people usually recover within a week with fluids & much needed rest. A new report from the CDC shows death rates from these stomach illnesses, known as gastroenteritis, have doubled over the past decade.


New Natural Probiotic may Help in the Global Fight against Diarrhea Causing Infectious Diseases

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 1billion people do not have access to clean water and an estimated 1.5 million children die every year from diarrheal diseases. This figure could be significantly reduced if trials on a new probiotic product developed at the University of Guelph continue to be positive.


Gluten Free Diet for Celiacs Disease

It's estimated that 1 in 100,Americans has celiac disease, though most do not know it.
They suffer from diverse symptoms, ranging from diarrhea to depression. Although there is no known cure for celiac disease, it can be effectively treated.

What is celiac disease?


Help Pets' Digestion - Diarrhea & Vomiting - at Home

Darla Rewers from Seattle, Washington, gives some sound advice on how to help pets with digestive issues:

  • A sprinkle of culinary fennel added to the food can cure flatulence.
  • A small amount of organic plain yogurt or canned pumpkin in food can help solidify loose stool.
  • Probiotics, especially dog and cat specific Enterococcus species, and prebiotics that feed gut cells such as acacia fiber or pumpkin, also help stop diarrhea and heal irritated digestive tracts.


How to live with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects as much as 20% of the population and remains one of the most common gastrointestinal complaints that cause people to seek advice from a health care provider. Although the condition does not lead to more serious problems it can be an embarrassing and very frustrating problem to manage. The good news is that it need not be. The common pattern of bloating, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, and constipation can be controlled with some simple measures and consistency in diet and lifestyle.


Wilen Sisters Home Remedies

The Wilen sisters have been using home remedies all their lives, and for the last quarter of a century, they've been researching and writing about them as well.

Lydia and Joan Wilen may not always be able to
explain why the remedies work, but they work. All use ingredients readily available in most kitchens, supermarkets or health-food stores.

Sore Throat

At the first sign of a sore or scratchy throat, mix two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in six-to-eight ounces of warm water. Take a mouthful, gargle with it and spit it out, then swallow a mouthful.


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