Food intolerance is relatively a new concept, and can be difficult to understand. Even most doctors have a poor understanding of it, particularly when there is a mixture of signs and symptoms that do not belong in the same disease group or there is no pathological explanation.
Common complaints such as headaches, bloating and tiredness
Unfortunately, Acupuncture cannot offer quick fixes. Acupuncture is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) discipline; its origins are in Taoism which is rooted in the natural world offering a view of health in relation to the natural environment. Many Chinese philosophers were also contemplative, in depth scientists who devoted their life time to observing natural
This January Many people are thinking about weight loss you are not alone. Its when many try to shed a few pounds with the aim to have health and happiness. For some, this is a regular New Year event, the main reason being making a positive change in their life or a variety of reasons.
Seeking to maintain or restore good health? Think harmony–not tune-up or repair.
Illness is dissonance. The holistic practitioner does more than focus on wrong notes. He/she undertakes a detailed examination of the body’s many systems to discover where and how they have stopped working properly together.
Patients are sometimes surprised by the questions
The goal of palliative care is to help patients achieve the best possible quality of life, no matter what challenges their illness causes. Many people, in particular those with non-cancer conditions, miss out on this essential aspect of medical treatment because of limited understanding of how it can help them. A recommendation to begin palliative
Flavourings and preservatives have been used for centuries to enhance the taste and freshness of food. Do you wonder if they may be unsafe to eat?, or have you tried to identify all the additives that are in your food ?
Additives are not naturally found in food. They serve a number of
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes pain, stiffness, inflammation of the joints, joint deformity and reduced physical function. Autoimmune disorders are characterised by the body’s immune system attacking healthy body tissue. Both T- and B- immune cells are implicated in the underlying pathology due to overproduction of pro-inflammatory cytokines. Inevitably, it
Once again the media have focused on the use of E-cigarettes. For good reason there are still doubts on its safety. Majority of safety research has been on the e-cigarette liquid prior to it being vaped based on its constituents having fewer carcinogenic toxins. In a recent study scientists at the University of Birmingham
One would have thought that anatomist would have discovered everything there was to discover in the human body. Au Contraire! Hidden in plain sight researchers discovered the “Interstitium”; a mesh network of fluid filled spaces that lies along the web of collagen and elastin tissues throughout the body. It is estimated to be 20% of
Stress and Anxiety is a very common presentation, ranging from everyday life stress of crossing the road safely, or more serious worries like a life threatening illness, divorce or loss of a loved one. However for some even in the absence of notable stressful event there is still anxiety. There is no logical reason for