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Can exercise help reduce blood pressure?

August 11th, 2019

High blood pressure is known as the silent killer becuase of its the link to heart attacks and strokes. The causes of high blood pressure are: Mental stress: Stress can have a severe impact on blood pressure, especially when it is chronic. It can occur as a result of both socioeconomic and psychosocial factors. Some […]

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A potential alternative to antibiotics

August 4th, 2019
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I am sure you are aware of the current level concern about the rise of antibiotics resistance and the need to find new antibiotics or alternatives.  So I read with interest that a traditional indian herb is being studied by scientists as an alternative to antibiotics. The herb, andrographis, which is known at the “king […]

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So you thought you knew what causes hardening of arteries … think again

July 28th, 2019

The standard theory of heart disease states that fatty foods cause the arteries to “clog up” and narrow, which is a major feature of cardiovascular disease.  Researchers have discovered that a lack of sleep seem to have more to do with hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) than a fatty diet. Not getting enough sleep on […]

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A surprising benefit of HIIT

July 21st, 2019

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy are the standard approaches to slow the growth of colon cancer  – but high intensity exercise can have the same positive effect – a new study has found. Even a short session of high intensity interval training (HIIT) can induce changes in blood cells that slow the growth of colon cancer cells […]

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How to treat heartburn naturally – part 2

July 12th, 2019

In my last blog post, I shared some tips on natural way to trear hearburn, below are more tips: 1. Raw Apple Cider Vinegar Because acid reflux actually occurs due to having very small amounts of acid in your stomach,  raw apple cider vinegar may actually help keep it from occurring. Simply dissolve a tablespoon […]

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How to treat heartburn naturally – part 1

July 7th, 2019
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I am very lucky that despite having many digestive issues, I haven’t had heartburn.  However, I am aware as we go into the holiday sesaon, when people go on holiday their diets change so your chances of getting heartburn increases. Heartburn, which is a symptom of acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), occurs when […]

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New insights into MS

June 30th, 2019

Multiple sclerosis, MS is often seen as an immune reaction.  However researchers surveyed 1,349 MS sufferers.  The respondents were asked to reveal any allergic reaction to food, environmental factors or drugs, only those with a food allergy suffered more frequent relapses and had more severe pathological changes related to MS. It is not yet know […]

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Could fish oils help prevent miscarriages?

June 24th, 2019

The bacteria, Fusobacterium nucleatum lives in the mouth.  However in pregnant women the hormonal changes can cause their gums to bleed, which allows the bacteria to spead through the body.  Fuscobacterium nucleatum can tavel to the uterus where it causes infection in the placenta.  Infection and inflammation in the placenta is responsible for miscarriage and […]

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Self help to prevent a stiff neck

June 16th, 2019
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Previously I shared my produced for how to treat a stiff neck.  In this blog post I want to share my tips for on prevention of stiff necks for those that are prone to them. Firstly, make sure you practice proper posture regardless of what you’re doing, such as positioning computer monitor at eye level […]

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Self help for a stiff neck

June 9th, 2019
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Neck cramps, also known as a stiff neck, generally occur when the neck muscles weaken over time due to overuse or poor posture. An example of over use of your neck muscles, is when we are doing abdominal exercises and start to feel it in you neck – if this happens remember you are exercising […]

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