The “cold” days of winter are coming. And by cold, we mean the sneezing-and-stuffy-nose kind of cold. Or flu. When we catch cold, we’re forced to stay in bed as much as we can. Coughing, sneezing, blowing the nose into napkins, and sore throat makes the head ache, and sometimes even the whole body. Our daily activities are impacted greatly.
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No matter who you are, as we all age, our bones degenerate, resulting in loss of height and strength. But why do some lose their bone mass faster and why do some keep strong bones? When we lose calcium and other minerals our bones are undermined and weakened. When mineral content is reduced, bone mineral density is also lowered, resulting
Cuts, bumps, sprains — these are all normal reactions to any injury, and they are all referred to as inflammation. However, some inflammations occur inside the body, showing no visible signs at all until they become serious such as in fibromyalgia. The only symptom that could signify that there’s an inflammation within, is that there is some discomfort around that
Skullcap is known scientifically as Scutellaria lateriflora, and more commonly called Blue Skullcap, or American Skullcap. It has a long history of use as a medicinal plant, originating from North America. It was often used by Native American tribes as a “woman’s medicine” for its use as a breast pain reliever, a stimulant for menstruation, and a means to expel
Patients ask me often about the best, healthiest foods to eat. The term “Superfood” has been so overused, it leaves many wondering what really are the best foods to eat for the best nutritional benefit. A superfood can really be any food which is nutrient dense and maximises the benefit to the body. Obviously a food such as a packet
Also regarded as integrative medicine, integrative oncology is the use of integrative therapies along with conventional medicine. They work alongside standard treatment methods such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, to treat not only the patient’s body, but also the mind, spirit, side-effects and improve general quality of life. These therapies largely contribute to how symptoms are managed, relief from distress,