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The gut-brain connection

The Gut-Brain Connection Explained

The connection between the gut and the brain is a topic of increasing interest and research in the scientific community. This intricate relationship, known as the gut-brain axis, is pivotal to understanding how our digestive system can impact mental health and vice versa. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the mechanisms of the gut-brain…

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What are the symptoms of GORD _ GERD

Understanding Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD or GERD): A Comprehensive Guide

Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) also referred to as GERD is a prevalent condition that affects a significant portion of the population at some point in their lives. In the United Kingdom, it is estimated that GORD / GERD affects around 20% to 30% of the population at some point in their lives. What is Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux…

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how to stop heartburn attack at night

Why is Heartburn Worse at Night?

Heartburn can strike at any time, but it frequently occurs at night when you are ready for bed and can be very disruptive to your sleep.

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What causes indigestion

What is Indigestion?

At gut-smart we are all about digestion and we love to learn. We realised that people use the word indigestion to describe so many situations to do with discomfort after eating – but do we really know what it is we’re talking about? gut-smart herbalist Pamela Spence works with people suffering from indigestion in many…

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