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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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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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Circulation Boosting Advice

Question: During the winter I find that my fingers and toes get very cold. Is there anything that could help me? BY Rebecca Laske 16 September, 2008 – 12:27 Answer: Getting cold fingers and toes comes down to poor circulation. When the body’s flow of blood is restricted, blood and therefore warmth is not reaching the […]

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Varicose Veins advice

Question: I have visible veins on my legs, which I find embarrassing and unsightly, and also a few broken ‘thread veins’ on my face. Do you have any advice on reducing their appearance without surgery? BY Rebecca Laske 16 September, 2008 – 09:08 Answer: Indeed, there are two types of visible veins.  Firstly, there are those dark, bulging […]

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Cold Feet and Hands

Question: I have always suffered from cold hands and feet and not just during the winter months. Family and friends say this is due to poor circulation. Should I see my GP or are there any natural alternatives that can help? 16 September, 2008 Answer: When Jack Frost comes out to play, it’s quite normal […]

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Eczema Advice

Question: I have suffered from Eczema for the last 5 years having developed it in my teens. I use steroid creams but am a bit worried as I have heard that they can bleach your skin. Are there any natural ways of dealing with Eczema? 16 September, 2008 Answer: You are not alone, 20% of […]

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Advice

Question: I’m planning to take a short break away, but I’m a little concerned about the flight and the risk of developing Deep Vein Thrombosis. What should I do? 16 September, 2008 Answer: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is certainly no stranger to the headlines, especially in connection with aeroplanes and cramped flying conditions. In particular […]

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What your skin can tell you about your circulation

What your skin can tell you about your circulation Although bad circulation affects a huge percentage of people in the UK – it’s extremely hard to spot. Many of the most obvious symptoms of bad circulation (dizziness, DVT, heart problems etc) tend to occur only when the problem has reached a very serious level. However […]

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