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Joint Pain & Stiffness

‘Joint pain’ can mean so many different things to different people.  Arthritis, osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), inflammation, reactive arthritis, injury, repetitive strain injury, all of these can cause joint pain. And just as the causes can be plentiful, the joints involved can be different too- while RA sufferers may find their hands are more … Continued

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Fixing Food Cravings

I used to think that I had experienced food cravings; I had grabbed a Cookie Time at the petrol station, I had scoured the cupboards for a box of crackers, I had experienced the 3pm hunt for anything sweet I could get my hands on. But it wasn’t until I was an utterly exhausted mother … Continued

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Slow Wound Healing: 5 Common Factors

Do you have cuts and scratches that seem to take a long time to heal? If you get a pimple does it linger? I am consistently astounded by the way my 18-month old child’s scratches seem to heal up overnight. She is as prone to accidents as all adventurous small people are, and yet a … Continued

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Can’t Sleep? 5 common causes (and what to do about them)

If you are having a hard time falling asleep, or a hard time staying asleep, you may have trawled the internet in the wee small hours looking for answers or advice. Chances are, you’ve read all about “sleep hygiene” – the good habits that research has proven to help improve sleep. But what happens when … Continued

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