I have been raw consistently now, for over 18 months (on and off for 4 plus years) and one of the first things I noticed was that my lower abdomen became distended. I assumed this would go away after a few weeks/months, but it has not.
I am looking for advice, suggestions, recipes etc that might help.
Currently I am embarking on a regimen of fermented foods, probitiotics, aloe, and enemas... (can't afford colonics right now). To see if I can heal these issues.
Does any one have any good enema recipes, for healing? Enema advice?
I am wondering if some of this distention is due to not having enough gut flora and not really paying attention to that - when I had my son 5 years ago I was on massive doses of broad spectrum anti-biotics for 4 days and I never conntected this with a huge die off of beneficial gut flora which I have never worked to replace. Though I have always had 'iffy' digestion and been somewhat bloaty in my lower abdomen even when eating cooked I assumed that was the way my body was built.
I think its time to challenge that and look into ways to help my body adjust, heal and digest. So all and every scrap of input from y'all is welcome.
I also welcome advice on the possible emotional/psychological connects and aspects too.