Dr Linda Mayer and Professor Rashid Bhikha The physiological, psychological and social impact of colours influences a person’s health and well-being, from the positive stimulating effects of warm colours, to the mental relaxation and soothing effects of cool colours. ‘All forms of matter are really light waves in motion.’ – Albert Einstein Colour therapy, also […]

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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 urinary tract has a vitally important function, but it usually does its job every day without us even thinking about it. We tend to take this essential system for granted – until something goes wrong, that is. You may be surprised at how often problems, particularly infections, affect the urinary tract. It’s estimated that […]

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Glucose or sugar isn’t normally present in urine, since normally all the glucose is re-absorbed by the kidneys as part of normal renal function. Various factors determine the composition of urine, besides how well the kidneys function. For example, what and how much one drinks and eats, the amount of exercise taken, and certain medications […]

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