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on a year’s health spending

Earlier this year, I wrote about the cost of having a digestive disorder. With 6 months having passed since I put pen to paper on that post, I thought I’d look back over 2018 as a whole and see how much I spent on trying to get my intestines to work like that of a normal human being. current state of play Overall, my stomach is in a much better place than it has been…

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on SIBO: pitfalls and progress….?

In my post about the cost of having a digestive disorder, I shared that I had finally got an answer to what was causing me problems – SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). That was in November 2017 and I’ve spent the whole of 2018 thus far, trying to get on an even kilter and improve things for my little gut bugs. I’d say overall, it’s not been smooth sailing but I definitely have made progress…

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on the cost of having a digestive disorder

i have had a dodgy stomach for at least 17 years – my first memories of it are the crippling stomach pains I used to get when I was a teenager. Crippling stomach pains turned into upset stomachs at least every week, sometimes several times a week. I lived this way for so long without getting it investigated further, mostly because the one time I went to see a GP about it, he brushed it…

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