Prepare your gut for take off: how to avoid tummy troubles on your holidays

Do you have a holiday fast approaching? If so, we're sure you want to avoid gut issues at all cost! The Gut Health Clinic is here to make sure your holiday isn’t ruined by a funny tummy! Going on holiday can have many gut health benefits. From that much-needed relaxation of the gut-brain axis, to the introduction of exciting local delicacies packed with novel plants for your gut microbes to taste. To ensure both you and your gut health win, there are a few tips and tricks.

Why is the gut microbiome so important to overall health?

Your gut is full of billions of different microbes and bacteria that keep your overall health in check. While the word may normally have a negative association in most people’s minds, the bacteria contained within your gut — known collectively as your gut’s microbiome — actually help maintain your health. In this guide, we are going to highlight exactly what your gut microbiome is, what it does for your body and why it is so important for sustaining your overall health and wellbeing.
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Concussion in sport – what age group suffers the most concussions?

There are approximately 1 million people in the UK currently living with the long term effects of a brain injury - with concussion being recognised as the most prevalent type, often referred to as a 'mild' injury. Dr. Natasha Beach, Consultant in Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine, addresses the warning signs of concussion and debunks misconceptions associated with this condition among sports participants.
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Interstitial Lung Disease And COPD

Find out more about the differences between Interstitial Lung Disease & COPD from our leading Respiratory Consultant Dr Peter George.
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Heavy Periods: Know Your Normal vs When To Seek Help

Heavy periods are much more common than you think — 1 in 3 women describe their periods as heavy. In this guide, we will explain the difference between a regular heavy period and when you need to seek further help.
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A guide to type 2 diabetes: what is it and how to manage it?

It is estimated by Diabetes UK that by 2023, almost 5.5. million Brits will have diabetes, 90% of cases being type 2. Our consultant endocrinologist, and leading weight loss clinician, Dr Saira Hameed, breaks down each myth about type 2 diabetes and helps us to understand what it really is, what lifestyle changes you can make to transform your health, and how to properly manage it.
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What Are The Main Differences Between Cysts, Lesions, Lipomas And Skin Tags?

Cysts, lesions, lipomas, and skin tags are skin conditions that affect many people. Learn more about the differences between them and when to seek help from a specialist.
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