Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the UK, with an estimated 43 million prescriptions written last year. They are supposed to bring instant relief for heartburn sufferers. However, it turns out that this supposed ‘instant relief’ can leave you with a long list of other health problems if you […]
Let’s draw a Venn Diagram. In one circle, you’ve got people who use heartburn medication. I’m thinking specifically about heartburn drugs also known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Obviously, we’re talking about millions of people. In another circle, you’ve got people who follow advice from the medical mainstream. Now… How many people do you suppose […]
You’ve been complaining about fatigue, digestive discomfort and bloating after eating foods containing wheat for years. It took some convincing, but eventually your doctor tested for coeliac disease — an autoimmune disease in which gluten, found in wheat, barley and rye, triggers an immune reaction and damages the lining of the small intestine. In addition […]
If you experience symptoms such as chronic diarrhoea, constipation, gas and bloating you may just put it down to poor digestion.