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WHAT KINDS OF PATHOGENS CAUSE THE DAMAGING CHRONIC DISEASES

What kinds of pathogens cause the damaging chronic diseases we don’t know about? What should we look for? Persistent infections are more likely to cause chronic diseases than short-lived infections because the more time a pathogen has to gum up the body’s machinery, the more likely it is that it will. Internal pathogens are more likely […]

EXTRA, EXTRA: EYE CREAMS

Surely you’ve been lectured on how the eye area is the most delicate on the face and should be carefully tended to? But, if you’re like many harassed patients that I treat, an eye cream is usually the first part of the routine to go flying out the window. This is a big, big mistake.The […]

LIVING WITH EPILEPSY/SCHOOL: LEARNING AND BEHAVIOR – PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS

A child’s performance at school is, to a large extent, determined by the child’s feelings about himself. The child who thinks that he is dumb will frequently act and perform as if he is. He is unlikely to perform at his best level. The child who is depressed because of her seizures, because of his […]

FOR HEART PROTECTION

Don’t: Smoke The risk of heart attack is increased by 70 per cent for smokers. Smoking thickens the blood, increasing the risk of clots, and also raises blood pressure. Avoid: Eating saturated fats and trans fatty acids Saturated fats are found in animal foods including red meat, cheese and milk. The trans fatty acids result […]

COMPLICATIONS OF RHINITIS: DISORDERS THAT MASQUERADE AS SINUSITIS

Not everything that looks and feels like sinusitis will be sinusitis. You should be aware of the common conditions that might seem to be sinusitis, but that are not: Angioedema (allergic swelling) This is a localized swelling of the skin and tissues under the skin due to an allergic reaction to something. If it occurs […]

GETTING THE BEST OUT OF YOUR DIABETES TREATMENT: DIET

Nowadays, we all know that a diabetic diet, in common with any diet, should have a high fibre content and not include too many saturated fats. It should also contain the correct number of calories to maintain your body weight at the acceptable average for your height, sex and age, or to achieve this level […]

HEADACHES AS SYMPTOMS OF OTHER MEDICAL CONDITIONS: DISEASE OF THE EYES

Pain from disease in or around the eyes may be referred to other regions of the head or face. Conversely, pain from another area of the head may be felt in the eye area. People seeking relief for headaches often first explore the need for glasses or a change in lenses before seeking a more […]

PROSTATITIS CLASSIFICATION: CHRONIC BACTERIAL PROSTATITIS

This is a subacute infection with milder symptoms and a more insidious onset than acute prostatitis. The NIH has developed a chronic prostatitis symptom index to measure the symptoms and their impact on daily life. Although produced for research purposes, the scale has been found to be useful in localizing urinary symptoms to the prostate […]

BACH FLOWER REMEDIES: ADMINISTRATION OF BACH FLOWER REMEDIES – THE EXAMPLE OF CONSTITUTIONAL REMEDY

To make the above statement clear, we cite the following example : A lady is suffering from occasional attacks of severe migraine, which have increased in frequency and intensity since her brother was hospitalised after meeting a severe road accident. The lady is known to have a very impatient nature. She would require, the first […]

SOME IMMEDIATE CONCERNS FOR PEOPLE WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY: BOWEL AND BLADDER CARE

Some people find the loss of control of basic bodily functions – urination and bowel movements – one of the most difficult and frustrating aspects of their injury. Use of a urinary catheter becomes part of the daily routine for many people with spinal cord injury. The catheter is a rubber tube that is inserted […]