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The Gut: Human Microbiome ExplainedWritten by Dr. Chad Larson
The microbiome of the human gastrointestinal (GI) tract can best be described as a bacterial ecosystem. While there are a variety of ecosystems in the human body with their own microbiomes, the GI tract houses the highest bacterial cell densities of them all.
Sacral Neuromodulation and how it can alleviate bowel incontinencesponsored by Medtronic Ltd.
Bowel incontinence is defined as the inability to control bowel movements. It can cause feelings of embarrassment and can be debilitating meaning many will suffer in silence. Bowel control problems can have a major impact on your life, both physically and psychologically. Those living with bowel incontinence may experience feelings of depression, low self-esteem and a lack of confidence, which in turn can affect your working life as well as your personal relationships. Learn more here.
Bowel CancerWritten by talkhealth expert Dr Neil Galletly
When we talk about ‘bowel cancer’ we normally mean cancer affecting the large intestine – the colon and the rectum. Unfortunately bowel cancer is one of the more common cancers and many of us know 1 or more family members or friends who have been affected by bowel cancer. Read what our expert has to say...
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