Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of those conditions we still remain fairly uncertain of. It is more of a set of complex symptoms than it is a real diagnosis, yet it is incredibly common. What we do know about IBS is that it tends to have certain patterns in the lifestyles of those affected. Knowing these patterns, and understanding the mechanism of many of the symptoms, we can find ways to either stop them altogether or reduce the severity and and duration of outbreaks.
It is well understood that stress eventually leads to illness. In this article we will look at a few ways this happens, and relate it to the age old concept of vitality, which is still used today. Vitality can be linked to our genetic predispositions and developmental influences that act to resist the effects of stress in our bodies in various ways.
Osteo-Arthritis affects more than 50% of people over the age of 65 . It is characterized by low-grade inflammation and eventual degradation of the joint (especially the cartilage). This will ultimately lead to reduced movement, and pain in the joint. Interestingly,