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HSW 61: Constipation and SIBO with Lynda Griparic
30, May, 2018
This week we're talking all things digestive health - in particular constipation and small intestinal bowel overgrowth, otherwise known as SIBO. Given shift workers are often plagued with gastrointestinal complaints due to the biological stress associated with ongoing disruption to our sleep/wake cycle, together with diets that are often made up of processed foods which contain little fibre, this is an episode that you don't want to miss!
Lynda Griparic is a Naturopath, Nutritionist, Writer and Yoga teacher with over 16 years of experience in the health industry who specialises in digestive health, in particular SIBO and constipation. She has extensive experience in running healthy, effective and sustainable bowel care programs and has expertise in investigating and treating the underlying causes of gut disturbance. Lynda has an intense interest in poo and she’s also the creator of the delicious BetterMe Tea a tea designed to promote improved gut health and digestion - assisting those who struggle with constipation and sluggish bowel movements to go to the bathroom with ease.
In this informative and entertaining episode chatting with Lynda, you're going to learn:
- Why it's important to have regular bowel movements
- Some of the causes and triggers of constipation
- Exactly what is SIBO, and how it can impact on your health
- Foods to avoid and support your gut health whilst working 24/7
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