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Health A-Z Archives: Glaucoma

GLAUCOMA As an Optometrist, I have also searched for studies on the natural approach to glaucoma, and found very little. This is the logic that I have applied to the condition: Glaucoma occurs when the production of fluid in the eye exceeds the drainage. This causes the pressure to build up in the eye, which […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Juicing

JUICING Juicing is probably one of the most efficient way to get concentrated nutrients into your body. I do believe it is far superior to supplementation as the nutrients in juice are bonded to a carbon molecule and fully absorbable, yet in supplements, you would be lucky to be able to use 4-10%! Books have […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Junk Food

JUNK FOOD MAY BE AS ADDICTIVE AS HEROIN Health By Andrew Donaldson Junk food companies may face massive multimillion-dollar class action lawsuits, following several new research findings, which indicate their products could be as addictive as tobacco or heroin. Research suggests that junk food high in fat or sugar can cause changes in the brain […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Kidney Stones

Kidney stones: A natural approach “Kidney stones, also called ‘renal calculi’, are solid concretions (crystal aggregations) of dissolved minerals in urine; calculi typically form inside the kidneys or bladder. The terms nephrolithiasis and urolithiasis refer to the presence of calculi in the kidneys and urinary tract, respectively. Renal calculi can vary in size from as […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Legumes

Best legume recipes ever! (voted by Mark) Best Lentil soup ever.. (might even be the one Esau sold his birthright for!) 500 g organic red lentils 2 dessert tsp. Natural Way vegetable stock Mary-Ann’s Garlic & Herb salt to taste 4 cups diced baby marrows (courgettes/zucchini) 2 cups sliced mushrooms 6-8 cups water, or more if you prefer […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Natural Hygiene

NATURAL HYGIENE The beginnings of natural hygiene go back thousands of years. Over 2000 years ago, Hippocrates taught basic natural hygiene principles. Hippocrates is often referred to as the father of modern medicine, although modern medicine today seems far removed from his teachings. Hippocrates established medical theory on rational scientific principles, and he believed that […]

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Health A-Z Archives: SARS

Right now there is a lot of panic over the SARS virus and people are running around in a state canceling flights and generally just feeling frightened.  Firstly there is nothing to be frightened of once you know the facts. As far as virologists have established, you need to literally be face to face with […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Vaccinations

This article was sent to you from Mary-Ann@Mary-anns.com, who uses Reuters Mobile Site to get news and information on the go. To access Reuters on your mobile phone, go to: http://uk.mobile.reuters.com FDA: Glaxo, Merck vaccines OK despite pig virus Friday, May 14, 2010 6:34PM UTC WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rotavirus vaccines made by GlaxoSmithKline Plc and Merck & […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Sports Drinks

The enormous financial rewards generated by various sports disciplines have created a market for specialized foods ‘guaranteed’ to enhance physical performance within the legal limits. Now what about sports or energy drinks?  Personally, I would not recommend that you give them to your child.  To show you why, I have given you a breakdown of […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Nail in the Coffin of Big Medicine

by Lynn McTaggart Every so often something happens that restores my faith in the power of the truth. This rarely happens when it comes to health care. Modern medicine is one of the big, dangerous monoliths of our time, a stark symbol of the competitive mindset and the industrial age – the triumph of the […]

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Health A-Z Archives: Alcoholism, Hypoglycemia & Diet

It is estimated that 50% of people in most western countries suffer from hypoglycemia or low blood sugar, where people have easy access to refined cane sugar (sucrose). Refined cane sugar upset the blood sugar and this in turn can upset the entire endocrine system. When your blood sugar is low you will crave sugar […]