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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jackie had old bones in a young body

Jackie was still young when she was crippled by arthritis. BY Jackie Pereira 15 June, 2007 Old bones in young bodies When most people hear the word “Arthritis”, they think of elderly people with misshapen hands, bent backs and an inability to walk far or faster than a shuffle. While this can be true, it is only […]

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Echinacea Advice

Question: I am very prone to colds and my friend has suggested I use a natural herbal remedy such as Echinacea to boost my immune system. However, is Echinacea suitable for frequent use? 17 September, 2008 – 07:12 Answer: Britain is renowned for being the country of the common cold and early indications are that this […]

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Good Bacteria Advice

Question: My friend asked told me that I should top up my good bacteria regularly, what does she mean, surely all bacteria is bad? BY Rebecca Laske 16 September, 2008 – 09:30 Answer: Your friend is right, our intestinal tracts contain bacteria. Some bacteria aren’t so good for us, but much of the bacteria found in our digestive […]

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Dehydration Advice

Question: I understand that drinking enough water is important for every aspect of one’s health, however, advice seems to vary on the subject. Can you help? 16 September, 2008 – 16:28 Answer: It is easy to become dehydrated without realising. By the time you feel thirsty, you’ve probably already lost two or more cups from […]

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Arthritis – Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? BY Bruce Shane 6 July, 2007 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – is an inflammatory disease, mainly affecting joints and tendons. An inflamed joint looks swollen and red, and appears warm to the touch. The disease usually starts in the wrists, hands or feet, and can spread to other joints and other parts of […]

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