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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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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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Natural remedies for the winter blues – Part 2

February 10th, 2019

In part 1, I shared details of supplements that may help alleviat ethe winter blues.  In this blog post I want to share other lifestyle tips. 1. Exercise If you suffer from winter blues it is likely that your GP would perscribe a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).  This is the standard drug to treat […]

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Natural remedies for the winter blues – Part 1

February 3rd, 2019

By January I am seriously missing the sun.  While I know we have had the shortest day, the grey weather and the snow jsut reminds me we are in deep winter.  So with the Brexit impass being deeply demoralising and frustraing, I wanted to share some tips to combat the blues. 1. Vitamin D Most […]

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What helps fight colds? Part 2

January 20th, 2019

In Part 1, I gave you some ideas for preventing and stopping colds.  But in this article, I want to focus on if you have a blocked or stuffy nose. Propolis This is found in a variety of comercial cold remedies.  A water based nasal spray tested on children has been show to improve the […]

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What helps fights colds? Part 1

January 13th, 2019

Its that time of year when people tend to get colds, so I wanted to share some tips on natural ways to fight colds. Vitamin C The first thing I reach for when I feel I am run down or coming down with a cold is high dose Vitamin C.  There is scientific evidence to […]

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What can help period pain – Part 3?

November 25th, 2018
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While taking nutritional supplements suits some women, I know others don’t like taking tablets.  So here are a couple of other ideas to assist you with your period pain. There is scientific evidence that from a trail of women who suffer from period pain that certain yoga poses e.g. cobra, cat and fish reduce both […]

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What can help period pain? – Part 2

November 18th, 2018

In part 1, I introduced the topic of period pain.  In this blog post, I want to explore the topic from the perspective of functional medicine practitioners who believe that period pains are caused by certain nutritional deficiencies particularly vitamin B, magnesium and essential fatty acids. There is evidence that magnesium can reduce the sensitivity […]

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