Immune (food allergy, infection)

The immune system is the body's defence system and provides resistance to infection and toxins. Organs include the thymus, bone marrow and lymph nodes.

Prevent & Treat Pandemic Flu

swine flu

An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population. The 1918 influenza pandemic was the most severe pandemic in history, was caused by an H1N1 virus. 500 million people, one-third of the world’s population became infected.

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Zinc for common colds

zinc 

As seen on the BBC on 16th February 2011 taking zinc syrup, tablets or lozenges can lessen the severity and duration of the common cold.A systematic review by the Cochrane Collaboration concludes that zinc supplements can somewhat reduce the severity and duration of common cold symptoms when taken by otherwise healthy adults within 24 hours of onset of symptoms, and that supplementation for at least five months reduces incidence.

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Tropical Diseases

tropical disease

In light if global warming and the increase in resistance of tropical disease to current pharmacological treatments, traditional medicine has an increasing role to play in the prevention, treatment and control of tropical disease. 

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Prevent & Treat Dengue Fever


Dengue fever also known as "break-bone fever", a disease of the tropics caused by a virus called Flavivirus. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle & joint pains & a characteristic skin rash that is similar to measles.

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Histamine Containing & Releasing Foods

hitamine foods

Histamine is a compound found in all cells of the body and is a natural component of many foods. It is an important component of the immune and neurologic systems and is involved in the process of inflammation. Histamine causes a variety of symptoms depending on where it is released and what receptors it binds to. 

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Prevent & Potentially Treat Ebola


This is an article about preparing for Ebola. Whilst I am not a "prepper", I do believe in the 7 Ps, a British Army adage for Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance. Ebola hasn't gone away; there is acurrent outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Retinitis Pigmentosa

retinitis

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of genetic eye conditions. In the progression of symptoms for RP, night blindness generally precedes tunnel vision by years or even decades.

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Empathise with Your Body

empathy

How to empathise with our bodies in times of acute illness. Empathy in sickness is to preserve and tonify our Vital Forces by managing our fevers & adopting some good old fashioned convalescence.

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Natural Medicine Causes & Treatment of Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases result from the failure of an organism to recognise its own constituent parts as self, which allows an immune response against its own cells & tissues. The immune system mistakes some part of the body as a pathogen & attacks it. In other words, the body actually attacks its own cells.

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Sarcoidosis

sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a multi system inflammatory disease that affects multiple organs in the body, but mostly the lungs and lymph glands. characterised by non-caseating granulomas (small inflammatory nodules).

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