Leaky Gut

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14 Nov Sun Exposure, the little know (and free) way to help your gut health

We have been lead to believe that sun exposure is BAD. However getting a sneaky bit of safe sunshine could be just what your gut needed. I am not sure of the exact age I became interested in tanning but there is something sexy about a nice tan and I wanted in. I remember baking out in the back yard with my bestie and a bottle of olive oil as a teenager to try and get that summer glow with little success. I guess I am a slow learner and the penny never dropped due to the fact that I have a strong English Irish background and an English rose complexion. However even today I still feel better having a slight tan, I feel healthier and it usually means the sun is shining, which makes everyone happy. Unfortunately these days I have resorted to faken it because of my English / Irish heritage which means tanning takes a lot more effort than I am willing to make and to be quite honest, I don’t have time to lay out all summer. I don’t know many people that tan easily, for most of us Aussies it take a serious summer commitment to get...

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The pill 1

30 Mar PART 1. The Aftermath Of The Pill – My Personal Experience.

  This is my love note to all those who are struggling with issues caused by the pill. You are not alone.   My experience with coming off the pill has definitely been a roller coaster to say the least. I speak to so many women that have had ongoing health issues caused by the aftermath of the pill. The medical term if a woman’s period is absent is called Amenorrhea and this is becoming a very common issue with women after coming off the pill, they have even named the term - Post Pill Amenorrhea. You only need to type it into google to be overwhelmed with all the information. I was taking the oral contraceptive pill for almost 8 years. I have been in a serious relationship for the entirety of that time and taking synthetic hormones every day was no longer an option for me as it was not in line with my lifestyle and my beliefs. I am very conscious about what I put in and on my body I was only taking the pill out of habit and nothing else. I decided to stop taking the pill as I didn’t want to subject my body to unnecessary hormones. After 3 months...

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