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How Stress Is Causing Your Digestive Problems

Most of us have direct experience of how chronic, or intense psychological stress can affect the digestive system. Ancient practitioners of Chinese Medicine also theorized that the gut (particularly the Liver) was the seat of emotions. Modern science explains this phenomena, discovering that up to 90% of our neurotransmitters and hormone are actually produced in… Read More »

New Model of Care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Video – Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Joshua Korzenik, MD, Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, describes innovative approaches to treating patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and research to improve IBD treatment. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. These diseases involve inflammation in the upper (esophagus, stomach, and small intestines) or… Read More »

Senna Herb Natural Laxative – Relief With Senna Tea & Recipes For Remedies

Senna is a natural herb commonly used for its laxative properties. It is an ingredient in several commercial laxative products such as Ex Lax and Senokot. Senna leaves and pods contain compounds called anthraquinones, which are powerful laxatives. Anthraquinones are categorized as stimulant laxatives. They work by aggravating the lining of the lower intestinal tract… Read More »