Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Have you got that IBS bloated stomach feeling?

Introduction. As frequently blamed on the modern and busy lives we lead as much as anything physiological, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects and disrupts the lives of millions of people in the west. Although IBS arises from a gastrointestinal infection it can, and will, be exacerbated by a stressful lifestyle, depression and failing to following [...]

Rhythmic Hearts

He might give some ladies a heart throb - but not necessarily an arrhythmia!

Introduction. We all like to think that we have steadily beating and rhythmic hearts, when the reality is that at some time or other our hearts will literally skip a beat. For other people having an irregular heart beat is something that they are quite used to, with their hearts beating abnormally quickly or slowly [...]