A big air-filled bloated tummy can be quite uncomfortable and often leads to belching, flatulence and abdominal pain. Bloating can happen randomly for some, while for others it is consistent, and others still experience it only after eating. If bloating is listed on the initial consultation form as a main complaint, then I look at…

When approaching complaints of the digestive system, it is very important to distinguish between the branch and the root of the problem. The branch of the problem can be seen as where most of the symptoms lie, whereas the root of the problem is actually where the original cause is found. One example is with…

In-depth descriptions on the way, so be prepared! What is a healthy bowel movement, and how often should we be going? Our bowels should at least be moving daily or even twice daily. Any more or less than this reflects a problem. I have seen patients who have a normal experience of only moving their…