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Our experts integrate the most successful approaches to health maintenance, disease prevention and the treatment of ill health. If you have a specific health concern or serious condition, this section is for you!

Cancer: Causes and Treatment

By |January 17th, 2024|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: |

As cancer rates increase, we need to explore all possible relevant therapies to ensure that the patient is offered the best choices and chances. It is, however, possible to prevent or treat this dreaded disease with an integrative approach that incorporates multiple modalities.

Bone Density and Bone Strength

By |September 22nd, 2023|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: , |

Bone is living tissue. Like all tissues in the body, it is constantly being built up and broken down. So the bones you have now are not the bones you had ten years ago! If you have osteoporosis your bones are no longer as strong as they should be, and your risk of fracture is increased. However, there are many things we can do to strengthen our bones as we get older.

Nutrients for the Heart

By |September 18th, 2023|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: |

Making changes to your diet and lifestyle is one of the simplest and most effective ways to reduce your risk of heart disease. Most of us know what we need to cut down on (i.e. salt, alocohol, saturated and trans-fats) and out (smoking). Here are some foods you can actually eat more of!

Complications of Colds and Flu

By |June 24th, 2023|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: , |

A bout of flu or a cold every year helps to detox the system – believe it or not, it’s actually a good thing! If your health isn’t compromised, and you help your body fight the infection by giving it the rest it needs, you should sail through. But what are the possible complications of colds and flu, and what can you do about them?

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The Basic Function of a Joint

By |November 10th, 2022|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: |

It’s estimated that there are between 250 and 350 joints in the human body. This number varies depending on, for example, whether you view the skull as one solid structure or consider the jigsaw pieces that fit together to form it as being linked by joints.

Healing your Hormones

By |October 29th, 2022|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: |

Happy hormones are necessary for good mental and physical health. Yet, we tend to rather abuse these special chemical messengers through an unbalanced lifestyle. Dr Ruth Hull explains how you can pamper and heal your hormones, simply and naturally.

Kicking out Candida

By |October 6th, 2022|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: , , |

Candida can cause all sorts of symptoms ranging from depression to thrush. Physical and emotional cleansing as well as the correct diet can combat this unwanted fungus effectively. Imagine an unwanted houseguest in your living room, demanding a steady stream of sugary carbohydrates. That’s Candida, and a more unpleasant houseguest I cannot imagine.

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The Dynamic Duo for Dementia Prevention

By |September 29th, 2022|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: , , |

Are Omega 3 + B vitamins - the dynamic duo for dementia prevention? There are many factors that increase a person’s risk for dementia, such as age, but very few that are ‘disease modifying’. A risk factor such as age is obviously not modifiable. You can live to any age without getting Alzheimer’s. That means that Alzheimer’s is not a natural function of age. Age might ‘predict’ increased risk but it tells you nothing about how to prevent it.

Signs and Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

By |July 27th, 2022|Categories: Improving Health|Tags: |

Osteoarthritis tends to creep up on you, gradually increasing over months or years. Stiff and painful joints are the main symptoms. The pain tends to be worse on exercising the joint and at the end of the day. Joints tend to be stiff after resting but this usually passes in just a minute or two as the joint gets moving again. A joint may not move as freely or as far as normal, and often 'creaks' or 'cracks' when moved.

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