The summer holidays have arrived. It’s the time of year when many of us sit back and overindulge. After all, we’ve earned it. Be careful though; overdoing it can really spoil the fun. For our supporters who celebrate Christmas, it’s a time of year we associate with hectic shopping sprees, lovely food and drinks and [...]
Do you suffer with heartburn? And is it especially bad after big meals and parties? Heartburn, or acid reflux, is an extremely common health problem. Research shows that at least 2.5 million South Africans experience heartburn every day and end up popping antacids to find relief. That figure soars in the holiday season. But there [...]
[custom_frame_center shadow="on"][/custom_frame_center] Is heartburn causing you painful days and sleepless nights? You could have a peptic ulcer. We explain what a peptic ulcer is and what you can do about it. What is a peptic ulcer? Peptic ulcers are sores in the lining of the stomach, duodenum or oesophagus. Globally, between five and 10% of [...]
Heartburn and indigestion - Slippery Elm tablets Most of us have experienced this unpleasant symptom at some stage in our lives, so you’ll be glad to know that Slippery Elm tablets is a great product for this. This herb can give great relief for people who suffer from heart burn and indigestion or dyspepsia. The [...]
A Jacaranda FM listener is concerned because she’s careful about her diet, drinks enough water and exercises regularly but still feels bloated, tired and often even nauseous... Over eating, too much of the wrong foods and excessive alcohol intake or lack of excercize are not the only causes of these type of symptoms. Another factor [...]
Another Jakaranda FM listener writes that every year after his annual holiday, he suffers from stomach discomfort and bloating. This is a complaint I hear very often, especially after our long summer vacations that fall over Christmas and the new year. It happens mostly because people tend to eat and and drink quite a lot [...]
Cayenne for pain relief and indigestion A Jacaranda FM listener wanted to know how Cayenne can help for pain relief and indigestion. Cayenne is a brilliant herb for those who suffer from indigestion becasue it has an anti-septic and anti-microbial effect against some microbes like Helicobacter pylorii. H. pylorii has been implicated in as a [...]
If you still feel the after effects of over indulgences of the festive season - you know, that sluggish & just can't get going feeling - then the next couple of weeks should help you to get into gear again. I'll share information about some herbs and natural supplements to support your health and get back into balance.