Do you get a burning sensation and pain dead centre in your stomach area and it seems to radiate into your mid-back? Keeled over in a ball holding your stomach isn’t how you want to spend your day. Taking antacids for it doesn’t seem to help either. Could getting chiropractic care help you get heartburn relief? The studies done on chiropractic care and heartburn are weak. There is not enough evidence to draw solid conclusions on how effective chiropractic care is for treating heartburn or … [Read more...]
What do gut problems like heartburn, GERD, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome have to do with chiropractic care? The underlying causes of heartburn, GERD, and irritable bowel syndrome can cause inflammation (swelling) through the body. Inflammation has a negative impact on your brain and can cause joint and muscle pain.
If you get recurrent low back pain, neck pain, or headaches, despite receiving regular chiropractic care you may want to consider your underlying gut problems could be the source of this pain.
When you understand the underlying cause of your gut problems you can treat it more effectively and get your life back. Underlying causes can be food intolerances, low stomach acid, overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine, an imbalance of good and bad bacteria in the gut, or other gut conditions. Sometimes the nerve supply from the brain and spine to the smooth muscles in your gut isn’t working properly. Sometimes the valve between your small and large intestine doesn’t open or close correctly.
There are many natural ways to treat the underlying cause of your gut problems that are safe and effective. Treating the underlying cause naturally will help get you well and keep you well.
Patients who have gut problems like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, diarrhea, or heartburn/reflux often find eating vegetables can make their symptoms worse. Does this describe you? Find out how you can tolerate vegetables better with proper preparation. Most vegetables (and some fruit) contain a high amount of insoluble fiber. Insoluble fiber is the hard chewy part of the vegetables humans can’t digest. Although insoluble fiber is healthy for your gut, if you have an … [Read more...]
Do you have a very bloated painful stomach? Do you dread going to the bathroom because it hurts so much? Are you at your wit’s end and don’t know what to do? Chronic constipation is often a symptom of an underlying problem that has to be investigated with thorough gut tests. There are, however, some home remedies that can work very well to relieve constipation. Constipation is a common complaint in North America. An average of 15% of the population suffers from it. (1) It can take over a … [Read more...]