Do you suffer with really dry, chapped lips during winter. Discover natural solutions to ease your discomfort. This is a common problem for many folk during the winter months, since unlike the rest of our skin, lips do not produce sebum, which makes them vulnerable to drying out. But don’t despair – there’s plenty that […]

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As winter approaches, we all dread falling victim to the attack of the cold and flu viruses that are doing their rounds, especially with the change of season. Taking vitamin C may be at the top of your ‘to do list’ to banish those winter sniffles, but will it really help? The questions asked by […]

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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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Some of the most common winter ailments are briefly profiled below. To effectively treat these common complaints, you need first to understand what causes them. To paraphrase the famous Chinese general, Sun Tsu, one must know thy self and know thy enemy and victory will be assured. In this case, the enemies are those winter […]

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It’s cold and damp outside and a walk or run is the last thing on your or Fido’s mind. But exercise for the mind and body is as important for your dog as it is for you during the chilly months. Like it or hate it, winter is the season that makes us move a […]

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With winter taking its toll on our health, can we rely on food to fight colds and flu? The first most important step is to always consult your doctor. However, in cases where prescription medication is not required, there are some foods and nutrients that can support the immune system in fighting colds and flu. […]

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Caring for ourselves and finding ways to handle our stress are important practices for assuring our long-term health. They are definitely key aspects of Preventive Medicine, along with the right nutrition and exercise programmes for our body, getting proper sleep, and maintaining a positive attitude toward ourselves, others and the world. Learning the individual path […]

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