Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the second-most common infection in women and as such their causes and treatment options deserve attention here. Most cases of UTIs can be cured by a course of antibiotics aided by increased fluid intake. The problem lies with those sufferers who have recurring infections, often due to poor inner self-healing. […]

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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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I am a woman in my late 20s and suffer from recurring urinary tract infections. I normally resort to a course of antibiotics to clear up the infection but would now like to try some natural remedies. Do you have some suggestions for me? With thanks. KA. THE EDITOR REPLIES: Urinary tract infections (UTIs) occur […]

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The liver is the largest organ in the body and functions as an enormous filter and detoxification centre. It is also involved in the metabolism of a range of essential nutrients required by the body such as specific proteins and bile acids. The liver has several important roles to play and although it is a […]

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