Canine Supplements

Keep your puppy cute and healthy with the right canine supplements.

Introduction. Of special importance these days are the vitamin and health supplements we give our canine friends, especially when they are still growing puppies. Whilst it is a fact that some of the more expensive dog foods will have special formulas that will ensure a puppy gets all the right doses of the health and [...]

Chinese Medicine News

 Camptotheca Acuminata - the Cancer tree

Introduction. Here in the west conventional medicine still seems to be the order of the day when it comes to receiving medical and health advice when visiting ones personal physician with an ailment. However, that could be set to change in the coming years as Chinese remedies begin to enjoy a period of unrivalled expansion [...]

Help For Celiacs

Bread and pasta - two of the big no-no foods for celiacs.

Introduction. Whether its the humble bread roll or salmon en croute that you have to avoid being a sufferer of celiacs disease is not only no joke but is really no fun at all. OK, so I guess if youre desperate to lose a few pounds then being able to say no to that [...]

Controlling Morning Sickness

Unpleasant in any way you want to consider it.

Introduction. Not all mothers to be succumb to morning sickness but those that do can find it at best an annoyance and in extreme cases downright debilitating. So, what can you do to set about controlling morning sickness and, hopefully, reducing its impact on your daily life. Anticipating morning sickness. Before going on to consider [...]

Nuts To Cholesterol

Just 70g of nuts a day can help to reduce your cholesterol levels.

Introduction. If you like eating nuts and have high cholesterol then some good news for you this week is that by eating more nuts you can now officially say nuts to cholesterol, as eating as little as 70 grams of nuts a day can help to lower your total levels of cholesterol. Even better, [...]

Forever Young

You don’t have to go under the cosmetic surgeon’s knife to stay looking forever young.

Introduction. Would you believe it, but in possibly as little as two years time anti-ageing drugs could be available, capable of providing a healthy lifestyle for all beyond the age of 100. Arising from research into age related illnesses such as Alzheimers, cancers, diabetes and heart disease; Professor Barzali, of the Albert Einstein College of [...]

Fight For Your Vitamins

Sure looks mean to me, but is he the devil incarnate - as in effect he’d like to see all new vitamin and health supplements banned.

Introduction. As if the politicians dont want to control our lives enough already comes the astonishing news that the erstwhile Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman, from California of all places, has unbelievably managed to get an anti-vitamin amendment into the wall Street Reform bill currently passing through the House of Representatives. So, whether you take vitamins [...]

Tender Gums

Inflamed and tender gums - taking vitamin C can help.

Introduction. If you have inflamed and tender gums, chances are that you are suffering from one of the periodontal diseases known as gingivitis. In extreme cases periodontal diseases can give rise to an increased risk of serious illnesses like heart disease and diabetes; so taking some simple health supplements, along with an improved teeth cleaning [...]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Have you got that IBS bloated stomach feeling?

Introduction. As frequently blamed on the modern and busy lives we lead as much as anything physiological, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects and disrupts the lives of millions of people in the west. Although IBS arises from a gastrointestinal infection it can, and will, be exacerbated by a stressful lifestyle, depression and failing to following [...]

Rhythmic Hearts

He might give some ladies a heart throb - but not necessarily an arrhythmia!

Introduction. We all like to think that we have steadily beating and rhythmic hearts, when the reality is that at some time or other our hearts will literally skip a beat. For other people having an irregular heart beat is something that they are quite used to, with their hearts beating abnormally quickly or slowly [...]