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Irritated Bladder

Irritated Bladder

April 26, 2018 | Immune
The bladder is a muscular sac located in the pelvis and functions as a urine reservoir, accommodating 300-600 ml of urine.   Bladder pain Bladder pain and irritation can occur at any age to both men and women, but is most common in adult women. Several problems can...
Psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis

April 24, 2018 | Skin Conditions, Immune, Joint disorders
Psoriatic arthritis is a type of joint inflammation that usually affects people with psoriasis. Approximately 30% of people with psoriasis will go on to develop this form of arthritis—causing swollen and painful joints. Treating psoriatic arthritis involves making dietary and lifestyle changes, and using natural pain relieving and anti-inflammatory agents....
Measles

Measles

April 23, 2018 | Immune
Measles is a viral infection that can be fatal in young children. In Australia infection rates are very low but outbreaks still occur due to people arriving or returning from overseas. Worldwide, measles is the fifth highest cause of illness and death in children. Symptoms of measles Signs and symptoms...
Why do we need to drink water?

Why do we need to drink water?

April 22, 2018 | Eyes, General, Constipation
Water in our body is the fluid in which all the processes of life occur. It comprises from 75% of the body weight in infants to 55% in the elderly and is essential for life. Without water we would die within...
Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction

April 21, 2018 | Men's Health
An Australian survey showed that at least one in five men over the age of 40 years has difficulty obtaining or maintaining an erection. As men age, the likelihood of them having erectile problems increases—making it a very common problem. Erectile dysfunction is usually a sign of an underlying condition,...
Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome

April 20, 2018 | Allergy, Nutrition
Burning mouth syndrome is a medical condition which causes a burning sensation in the mouth. Often no obvious cause can be found, and the condition can either be ongoing or cyclic. The discomfort can be felt anywhere in the mouth such as the tongue, gums, roof of the mouth, lips...
Plastics - The Good and The Bad!

Plastics - The Good and The Bad!

April 19, 2018 | Pregnancy, thyroid
Plastic is all around us. You can find it in your food and drink packaging, shoe soles and garden hoses, toys, household white goods, computers, piping, insulation, cars and more. Australia is a major consumer of plastics. One report estimates that in 2011 there was 2.188 million tonnes of plastic...
Boswellia – Natural Analgesic

Boswellia – Natural Analgesic

April 18, 2018 | Pain, Inflammation, Joint disorders
  Boswellia serrata is a tree that produces a medicinal resin, also known as frankincense. Boswellia resin is used extensively in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as a pain-killer. Western herbal medicine and research has begun investigating this natural analgesic anti-inflammatory herb for its potential as an alternative to prescription pain-killers.  ...
Carnitine - What It is and What It is Good For

Carnitine - What It is and What It is Good For

April 17, 2018 | Diabetes, Heart, Weight loss, Pregnancy
Carnitine is an amino acid that is found in nearly all cells of the body and is involved in cellular energy production, function and integrity. It transports long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria of cells, so they can be oxidised to produce energy. Also considered an antioxidant compound, carnitine transports...
Fussy Eating in Children

Fussy Eating in Children

April 16, 2018 | Infant and Children
If your child is refusing certain foods, you are not alone! Picking eating is a relatively common problem during childhood ranging from 8% to 50% of children. If your child is a fussy eater they may only eat a limited amount of food (particularly vegetables), be unwilling to try new...
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