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5 new facts about acne

  Acne treatments don’t work as well on women Acne cures don’t work as well on women. One study showed that 82% of persistent female acne sufferers failed therapy with multiple courses of antibiotics, and 32% had relapsed after treatment with one or more courses of isotretinoin (1) Acne makes adults depressed A recent study […]

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Does rosacea make your eyelids red & itchy?

If you suffer from rosacea but also experience red, dry, itchy and inflamed eyelids. Then it’s likely that you have a little-known condition called rosacea-associated blepharitis This eye condition is common in people with rosacea. Often the two conditions are not associated with each other by doctors. The rosacea-associated blepharitis occurs because the oil glands […]

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Osteoporosis Advice

Question: I have just been through the menopause and am concerned about Osteoporosis. Are there any natural ways to alleviate the symptoms or even prevent the onset of Osteoporosis? 17 September, 2008 – 13:18 Answer: It is estimated that one in three women will develop osteoporosis at some point in their lives. Osteoporosis causes 200,000 […]

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Chemicals in Products advice

Question: I am aware that chemicals in general can be damaging to your health, however, which ones in particular should I try to avoid? 17 September, 2008 – 19:07 Answer: There has been a good deal in the news about toxins within foods but not much on where else we encounter toxins in our everyday […]

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Sweet Tooth and Sugar Cravings Advice

Question: I have been cursed with a sweet tooth and I would appreciate any tips you might have on cutting down on sugary treats. 17 September, 2008 – 19:30 Answer: Having been as you say ‘cursed’ with a sweet tooth, you’ll know only too well the drawbacks of eating too much sugar. It may contribute […]

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Varicose Veins after Pregnancy Advice

Question: I have just had a baby and I have noticed that a vein behind my knee is starting to bulge. It is not only a little painful but is very unsightly and I feel embarrassed to show my legs off at all. Is there anything I can do to reduce the swelling, or will […]

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Craving Control Advice

Question: Just recently I’ve noticed a change in my appetite. I seem to be craving more and more food! Could this have anything to do with the festive period? 17 September, 2008 – 18:59 Answer: So you’ve eaten your fill at Christmas and you feel as though you have truly had enough. But your tummy […]

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Low Libido Advice

Question: I’ve been married for 10 years and have recently gone off sex with my husband. Do you have any natural supplements to boost libido? 17 September, 2008 – 18:56 Answer: We are bombarded daily with images of sex and the perfect relationships. This can make us question our own relationships, you may start to […]

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Sun burn advice

Question: Whenever I go on holiday I always return with sunburn. I do try to be careful and I do use tanning lotion, but each year it’s the same old story. How can I best protect myself in the sun and what natural remedies would you recommend if I do get burnt? 17 September, 2008 […]

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