The basic function of any joint is to allow for movement. When joints swell, it’s because fluid has accumulated in the joint. Bleeding in the joints usually follows some form of trauma and micro-trauma can occur due to repeated action of a joint, most frequently the wrist, fingers or elbow. Because joints contain many pain […]

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Daleen Totten interviews Dr Sandi Ny on what a poultice is, how to make it, how to use it and how it is different from a compress. Please follow and like us:

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A ‘prevention is better than cure’ way of living stresses the importance of nourishing, supporting and strengthening your body to promote vitality, instead of waiting for illness or symptoms to manifest. We as South Africans tend to dread winter, especially as it is associated with frequent colds and a vulnerable immune system. But the importance […]

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Spring is known as the time for new beginnings and rejuvenation, and for the shedding of winter sluggishness and the traditional concept of ‘spring-cleaning’. It is also an ideal time to engage in cleaning up the internal environment of the body. Environmentally we live in a relatively toxic soup – whether we like it or […]

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Q: I am plagued by typical Candida symptoms – yeast infections, bad breath, constipation, fatigue, you name it! I have tried everything – colon hydrotherapy, diets, drugs, absolutely everything. Please help! C.S. DR SANDI NYE REPLIES: The first question that jumps out at me is whether you have been definitively diagnosed by a qualified health […]

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Winter is here and along with it the usual sniffles and sneezes caused by viruses that carry enough punch to lay us low for a while. Help your body, naturally, to prevent and fight colds and flu. As autumn gives way to winter, cold and flu viruses abound, and before you know it you are […]

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If you ask any sports person what they are most worried about, they will generally respond with one of two possible answers: injury or illness. The consensus of most scientists is that exercise is good for you, but up to a point. Unfortunately, daily or twice daily heavy exercise training over months or years can […]

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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. Candida is […]

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Interview between Daleen Totten and Professor Dan Burke Curcumin: ‘The emperor of anticancer phyto-chemicals’ Prof Burke: I know you’re interested in curcumin. It’s not my main topic but I’ve developed great respect for curcumin. And I’ve looked into its pharmacology for several years now. There’s a very good book, for anyone who is not a […]

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Colds and flu are caused by viruses. Or are they? Is it the germ or the health of the host that leads to disease, or the symptoms of a cold? Really, it’s both! Dr Elson Haas shares some tips on preventing and treating viral illnesses. There is always ‘something going around’. Lowered resistance to those […]

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