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Out Damned Spot! Addressing Acne & Pimples

The lesions of acne vulgaris (acne) come in many shapes and sizes, with various names: nodules, papules, pustules and comedones. Most people simply call them pimples. Cases range from mild to severe, and lesions can be restricted to areas of the face (commonly the jawline, chin, cheeks, forehead) or more widespread over the body, especially … Continued

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Sick of Being Sick? Low Immunity & Frequent Ill-health

If you have used up all your sick days at work looking after yourself or your child, you’ll know how frustrating and depressing low immunity can be. For some this manifests as ‘catching everything that goes around’, while for others it is simply that they get sicker, and stay sicker for longer, than others. Some … Continued

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Constipation

Constipation can be a matter of infrequent bowel movements or stools that are hard to pass. Constipation is often defined as having fewer than three bowel motions weekly, or having small hard dry stools (poos) that are hard to pass in a normal manner and cause discomfort. When stools are significantly hard to pass for … Continued

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Bloating, Cramping and Digestive Discomfort

The range of digestive upsets that can be caused or worsened by eating the wrong foods for your body is extensive; bloating, abdominal pain, reflux, heartburn, flatulence, diarrhoea and constipation to name a few. A sensation of bloating that is worse after eating or as the day progresses can often be a sign that your … Continued

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PMS: Balancing Your Hormones

Most women can relate to the letters PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) or PMT (Premenstrual Tension) with no explanations necessary. The husbands and partners of these women might also give a knowing look, perhaps a weary one, when they hear these letters uttered! The range of problems women can experience before their monthly period arrives is large … Continued

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