Archive for April 23rd, 2009

 

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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