Signs and symptoms of constipation

Constipation can cause: Stomach cramps (the pain tends to come and go). Your child to feel less hungry than usual. Irritable behaviour. Anal fissures (small splits of the skin at the anus/bottom) which cause pain and bleeding at the anus when doing a poo. Straining (pushing hard) to pass a large, hard poo can cause…

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Bowel Cancer Screening Test

Bowel cancer screening involves a test for bowel cancer in people who do not have any obvious symptoms of the disease.
Bowel cancer can develop without any early warning signs.  The cancer can grow on the inside wall of the bowel for several years before spreading to other parts of the body.
Often very small amounts of blood, invisible to the naked eye, leak from these growth and pass into bowel movements before any symptoms are noticed.

Bowel Scans

Bowel Cancer Screening Test

Bowel cancer screening involves a test for bowel cancer in people who do not have any obvious symptoms of the disease.

Bowel cancer can develop without any early warning signs. The cancer can grow on the inside wall of the bowel for several years before spreading to other parts of the body.

Often very small amounts of blood, invisible to the naked eye, leak from these growth and pass into bowel movements before any symptoms are noticed.

Bowel Screening tests are available at all UFS Pharmacies, always seek qualified advice from your UFS Pharmacist or doctor about which test is right for you.


Herbal tea & Digestive health

Herbs are a simple way to introduce powerful natural medicine into your life. Mother Nature really knows how to get it right. When suffering from digestive complaints such as bloating, flatulence and wind pain, herbal teas can be just what you need to relieve symptoms and bring about balance. Chamomile Chamomile is a ‘bitter’ herb,…

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