Digestive symptoms like bloating, cramping, constipation, diarrhoea, abdominal pain are so common now, that almost every single person I talk to has something off with their digestion (it’s fun what people will tell you when you say you help people with digestive issues!).
Digestive problems have almost become normal.
I know when I first started seeing the symptoms – severe constipation, bloating, pain etc – I brushed it off and ignored it completely because:
1. I didn’t think it was that big of a deal, take some metamucil, ignore the unbelievably painful bathroom trips and she’ll be right.
2. I was 17 and embarrassed. Who the heck was I going to tell?
Eventually this led to (or was the first signs of) leaky gut, which led to full blown celiac disease just a few short years later. Read the rest of this post »