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CLASSIFYING THE IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME: TRYING THE COMMON-SENSE APPROACH – RESTING THE BOWEL, TAKING A BULKING AGENT FOR DIARRHOEA & CAN MY DOCTOR GIVE ME ANYTHING FOR DIARRHOEA?

March 2nd, 2011

Resting the Bowel If your stool is frequent and fluid, rest and take fluids only, but avoid milk and citrus drinks. Filtered, bottled or boiled water, apple juice or clear vegetable stock thickened with arrowroot or slippery elm powder (the pure powder, not the milk drink containing slippery elm), will both soothe and heal the [...]

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THE CAUSES OF ULCERS

April 29th, 2009

Q. What causes these erosions to take place in a healthy person? A. The basic cause is too much acid and pepsin in the gastric fluid. At all times, a continual battle is going on in the stomach. On one hand, glands in the walls are actively producing acid, which in turn allows production of [...]

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