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Gut Reaction #29: Rifaximin in IBS and SIBO

Rifaximin is an antibiotic that can be used to treat irritable bowel syndrome without constipation (IBS) and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and if successful, may relief abdominal pain, bloating and diarrhoea. Individuals with IBS and/or SIBO are thought to ...

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Gut Reaction #25: STW5 (Iberogast)

This month’s blog will focus on STW5 (or Iberogast), a herbal product used for many years to treat functional dyspepsia (a chronic disorder of sensation and movement in the upper digestive tract – read more here). What is it? Iberogast is ...

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Gut Reaction #24: GDPR

With last month’s blog having focused on CMA’s article 22, enforcing transparency and trust within the private healthcare system, this month’s blog will follow up by discussing the GDPR and the measures WKG takes to protect your information. The GDPR ...

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Gut Reaction #22: Probiotics and Prebiotics

Probiotics and prebiotics, both of which assist in maintaining a healthy gut, are often confused for one another. This blog will set out the definitions and differentiations between the two. Probiotics are defined as “live microorganisms, which, when administered in ...

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Gut Reaction #21: Constipation

Constipation is a common condition that is more common in women and is generally defined by infrequent bowel movements (usually less than 3 stools per week) with the passage of hard stools with straining. The 3 most common causes of ...

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