Archive for April, 2009

 

RELIEF OF PARTICULAR SYMPTOMS SELF-MANAGEMENT OF ANXIETY: SPEECH DIFFICULTY

April 29th, 2009

Those of us who have difficulty with our speech can use the relaxing mental exercises to gain greater fluency. Those who stutter, and who are tense when speaking, can be helped because the practice of the exercises lowers the general level of anxiety. Tension is reduced and the words come more easily. We can also [...]

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ARTHRITIS: ARE CITRUS FRUITS HARMFUL?

April 29th, 2009

In this country, the idea of having some citrus fruit or citrus juice every day is so popularly spread and associated with the concept of a wholesome diet, that even a suggestion of citrus being anything but beneficial is met with skepticism. Let me state right at the beginning that there is nothing wrong with [...]

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PROBLEMS FOR WOMEN WITH EPILEPSY

April 28th, 2009

The effect of menstruation on seizure frequency. The interaction between anticonvulsant drugs and oral contraceptives. The effects of anticonvulsant drugs on the fetus. Some mothers report that their seizures become more frequent, others less frequent during pregnancy, and others have seizures which remain more or less unchanged in pregnancy. There seems no way of predicting [...]

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ARTHRITIS BEATEN TODAY-CMO: THE IDEAL PROGRAM, CMO AS A PREVENTIVE, AND RECENT DEVELOPMENTS-DL-PHENYLALANINE (DLPA)

April 28th, 2009

DLPA (DL-phenylalanine) is a very interesting substance that reduces pain quickly and effectively. It can help patients promptly gain a satisfying level of comfort while waiting for the long-lasting benefits of CMO to take effect. In the body endorphins are the natural substances produced to control the transmission of pain signals. Although they are non-narcotic, [...]

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CHILDREN’S SCOLIOSIS: SYMPTOMS, HOME CARE AND TREATMENT

April 28th, 2009

  Signs and symptoms In severe cases of scoliosis the curvature of the spine can easily be seen when the child stands up. Even a slight curvature may be easy to recognize because the child stands in a hip-shot position, with one hip more prominent than the other. Scoliosis in almost any degree can be [...]

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CHILDREN’S ALLERGIES: ELIMINATION AND PROVOCATIVE DIETS

April 23rd, 2009

Elimination Diets There are two kinds of elimination diets. The first one eliminates for a period of one week a single food item in order to observe the effect of that elimination. The second one eliminates for one week all the highly allergenic foods. During this period, the child is fed the following hypoallergenic diet [...]

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INFECTIONS AFFECTING FERTILITY: TOXOPLASMOSIS, GENITAL HERPES AND OTHERS

April 23rd, 2009

Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis is an infection of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii which is found in most animals but the only reproductive host is the cat, which acquires the cysts by eating infected birds and mice. It can be transmitted to humans by contact with cat litter, eating raw or partially cooked meat, drinking contaminated water and [...]

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PREVENTION OF PERINATAL DAMAGE AND DEATH

April 23rd, 2009

• As soon as you think you want to start a baby it is good sense to make sure that all the conditions are right for your baby to get off to a good start. First, start eating properly. Make sure that you eat enough, especially if you are thin. If you are underweight your [...]

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APPROACH OF HERBALISTS IN ENDOMETRIOSIS TREATMENT: SOME ANSWERS ABOUT DISEASE

April 23rd, 2009

What are the main symptoms There are 101 different symptoms you can put under the endometriosis umbrella. Most common is pain. Some women complain of pain and feeling bad, usually for the two weeks preceding menstruation. Other common symptoms include fatigue, bloating, irregular and abnormal bleeding, rectal bleeding, pain in cycle, pain in bowel, pain [...]

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PREVENTIVE MEDECINE: KIDNEY STONES

April 23rd, 2009

The incidence of kidney stones has gone up considerably this century. It used to be mainly an adult disease but now it occurs in children too. The occurrence rate is between 3 and 13 per cent in westernized countries, with the rate in the USA about 12 per cent, yet kidney stones are rare in [...]

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