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Corticosteroids effects on gastrointestinal and immune system health

Corticosteroids effects on gastrointestinal and immune system health

March 27, 2017 | Allergy, Eczema, Asthma
Corticosteroids are a class of the steroid hormone group that function mainly to regulate physiological functions such as stress, immune and inflammatory responses, the metabolism of carbohydrates, the regulation of blood electrolytes,the catabolism of steroids, among other important functions. Organically, these hormones are produced by the outer part of the adrenal gland known as the cortex.
Got Dandruff? How Natural Therapies Can Help You

Got Dandruff? How Natural Therapies Can Help You

March 26, 2017 | Stress, nutrition
Dandruff is more common than you think, estimated to affect more than 50% of the population. It can be a sign of nutrient deficiencies in the body or a reaction to chemicals in products such as shampoos. The three completely natural products, clinically proven to be effective against dandruff might...
Food Sensitivities

Food Sensitivities

March 24, 2017 | Allergy, Digestion
Do you suffer from any of the following conditions: digestive problems, headaches, sinus trouble, mouth ulcers, low energy, feeling run-down, mood swings, itchy skin, joint aches, flu-like aches and pains? Health problems such as these may be reactions to a specific food or foods eaten frequently, but they are often...
Building Immunity Before the Flu Hits

Building Immunity Before the Flu Hits

March 22, 2017 | Immune
Instead of waiting until you experience cold and flu symptoms this winter, learn how to build your body’s own defence system—the immune system. On average children experience 6-8 colds per year and adults 2-3—leading to frequent misery, congestion, headaches, fever and coughs. Luckily there are many herbs and nutrients that...
The Asthma - Candida Link

The Asthma - Candida Link

March 21, 2017 | Asthma
  Inhaled steroids for the treatment of asthma have become a standard in Australia and many countries around the world. They are an essential cornerstone in the management of persistent asthma. However, a small percentage of people may experience an overgrowth of candida in the mouth and throat as a...
Auto-Immune Disease!

Auto-Immune Disease!

March 19, 2017 | Immune
If you're struggling to understand what “autoimmune” means, you're not alone.   The immune system is complex, and not even researchers fully understand it yet. But it's easy to get the basics...     Acute illness is simple enough – a pathogen (i.e. bad guys like a parasite,...
Glaucoma: Nutrients to Slow its Progression

Glaucoma: Nutrients to Slow its Progression

March 15, 2017 | Eyes, Diabetes, Age related illnesses
Glaucoma is largely an invisible disease that is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide. One in 8 Australians over 80 will develop this disease, with first-degree relatives having a ten-fold increased risk in developing this condition. If diagnosed early and treated appropriately the likelihood of this condition leading to...
Natural Remedies for Jet Lag and Travel Sickness

Natural Remedies for Jet Lag and Travel Sickness

March 15, 2017 | Digestion, fatigue
Planning a cruise or a long-distance flight? Wondering what natural remedies there are to help reduce jet lag and travel sickness? If you’re looking for alternatives, then this article will outline everything you need to know. What is jet lag? Each year millions of travellers undertake long distance flights over...
Natural Therapies for Children’s Ear Concerns

Natural Therapies for Children’s Ear Concerns

March 14, 2017 | Infant and Children, Immune
A child with an ear infection (otitis media) is one of the commonest reasons for a visit to a general practitioner and paediatrician. It is also associated with high rates of antibiotic prescriptions and surgery for children in developed countries. Middle ear infections can be triggered by a cold and...
Vertigo

Vertigo

March 12, 2017 | Allergy, Age related illnesses
Unless you are enjoying a ride on a merry-go-round, then a sudden sensation of spinning or dizziness may be quite the unwelcomed alarm. Children love to engage in games that bring on the brief spinning sensation for the sake of the rush of adrenaline; it is bearable because...
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