Benefits of Digestive Enzymes

Enzymes have been called the ” Spark of Life”. Every biochemical function of the body depends on enzymes. They are proteins that facilitate the chemical breakdown of our food into smaller, absorbable components. We could not survive without Enzymes!

We depend on Enzymes to convert our food to energy. Normally, digestive enzymes are produced within […]

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Fibromyalgia and a Gluten-Free Diet

My latest challenge

My latest challenge is a gluten-free diet. I have even purchased a bread-making machine and I am actually pleased with how my breads have turned out! I think making my own gluten-free bread might actually work!

Gluten is the protein part of wheat, rye, barley and other related grains. It is what […]

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Fibromyalgia and Gastroparesis

Pain and bloating may be Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a disorder that affects the digestive system. Normally, the stomach will break down food and contract to push the food down to the small intestine; but, with Gastroparesis, the food will move slowly or not at all.

I listened to the “professionals” […]

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Fibromyalgia and a Slow Moving Bowel

Fibromyalgia and a slow-moving bowel—does it have to be this way?

I had worked in the direct care field and I knew what kind of day it would be when I would visit a client’s home and they would be complaining about not having a bowel movement.

At first, I didn’t understand the obsession with […]

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Fibromyalgia and The Digestive System

The digestive system is a garden dwelling within you!

The digestive system is home to more than 400 species of micro flora or good bacteria – micro-organisms that perform many functions such as:

Approximately 80% of your immune system is located in the digestive tract – It’s all about digestion!

Breaking down certain foods, […]

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Fibromyalgia: A Constant Pain

A Constant Pain

 

Fibromyalgia is a Constant Pain!

Fibromyalgia is said to be a disorder of the central nervous system, which causes abnormal pain processing and results in amplified pain, which is often a constant pain.

The associated pain can also be widespread and be accompanied by fatigue and sleep disturbances. Other […]

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