Could I have Candida?

What is Candida albicans? Candida (also sometimes referred to as a thrush, yeast or fungal infection) is a single cell, plant-like fungi. It starts life as a yeast, which everybody has in their digestive systems and other mucous membranes from birth. It also lives on the skin. In terms of how it acts in the […]

Probiotics benefits

What are probiotics? Probiotics are live micro-organisms (often bacteria) that are thought to have a positive effect on the health of the host organism (i.e. our bodies) and, in particular, digestive tract health. They are more commonly referred to as “friendly bacteria” or “good bacteria.” Most probiotics are bacteria similar to those naturally found in […]

Do I have IBS?

Do I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable Bowel Syndrome (or IBS) is a chronic gastrointestinal problem, which leads to unusual sensitivity and muscle activity. It is very common, afflicts mainly women and tends to develop ebfore the age of 35. It is also often referred to as spastic colon, spastic colitis, mucous colitis or nervous […]