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Alison Bell
7 Ways To Improve That GUT Feeling

7 Ways To Improve That GUT Feeling

Written by Alison Bell We’ve all experienced, ‘that’ gut feeling… The feeling deep in the pit of your stomach that tells you something’s wrong, right, amazing or just plain silly. Well, it turns out – it’s actually more than just a feeling.  The gastrointestinal tract is sensitive to emotions such as anger, anxiety, sadness and happiness. ‘How?’ you ask… When any emotion is felt, it triggers symptoms in the gut that are often described as butterflies, nerves or nauseousness. This happens as a result of our brain and gut being intricately linked. The simplest way to explain it, is that...

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Alison Bell
If your mainstream doctor doesn't have answers...

If your mainstream doctor doesn't have answers...

look elsewhere. Written by Alison Bell These were the simple, gentle words uttered by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride during an interview on the Wise Traditions podcast. She reiterated that we should be polite, say “thank you very much” and then walk out the door. Once there, the work begins. It’s time to buckle down and begin investigating on our own. This advice is something that Natasha has lived out. She is now known as the brilliant author of “Gut and Psychology Syndrome”—a book that has helped millions. But what got her there was a tragic turning point. She was thrown for...

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Is Your High Pressure Lifestyle Impacting Your Health?

Is Your High Pressure Lifestyle Impacting Your Health?

STRESS AND ITS IMPACTS ON THE GUT  “I’m so stressed!”There is no denying the pressure that today’s society puts on us. Whether you’re a high-flying corporate, a hospitality guru or a, just as busy, stay at home Mum - somehow the pressures we face ‘these days’ take much more of a toll on us than they did in days of yore. Society is different, we are different, the expectations on us are far greater and therefore so are the stresses. Stress manifests itself in many ways; headaches, neck pain, twitches – the list goes on, but the one that has...

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Alison Bell