Named Health Issues Fact Sheets

The following fact sheets contain information around specific named health issues i.e. Acne, Chilblains, Depression etc, and how to use natural methods including food, supplements, herbs and techniques to improve them.

Acne is a distressing inflammatory skin disorder, characterised by blackheads, pimples and whiteheads. Although most common after puberty in the teens, it is not unusual for some people to suffer all through their adult lives.

Angina-Arteriosclerosis-Atherosclerosis Angina, arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis are all aspects of the same problem – namely heart disease, or coronary artery disease.  Find out how you can use diet and lifestyle to improve all these conditions.

Arthritis  Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition in which the cartilage in the joints wears away, causing bone to rub against bone, making the joint inflamed and painful.  Find out how you can use natural remedies to relieve your symptoms.

Asthma  Find out how you can help yourself reduce occurrence of attacks and improve symptoms

Cancer Recovery Choices Half the population will face a cancer diagnosis at some point.  Here are suggestions and ways in to help you through the process of recovery.

Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy These common cancer treatments deplete the body and damage the immune system.  Find out how to support your body through the process.

Candida Albicans  What is Candida, how does it affect you and how can you get rid of it quickly

Candida Albicans Diet Sheet  Quick reference guide to recovery diet for Candida

Cholesterol and What to Do About it  Find out about the Cholesterol Myth, and how you can effectively reduce cholesterol levels without resorting to drugs

Cholesterol Reduction Regime  Quick reference sheet as to how to get cholesterol levels down quickly.

Chilblains  A chilblain is a circular, raised swelling which appears on either the fingers or toes in cold weather.  They can be painful and itchy.  Find out what to do about them.

Chronic Fatigue or ME   What is it, what are the underlying issues and what can you do to help yourself.

Depression  We all suffer from depression at some stage.  Depression ranges from feeling blue, unmotivated and apathetic to feeling unable to cope with life at any level, or even suicidal.  Find out what you can do to improve your mood using diet and supplements.

Diabetes Type II  Diabetes is a modern lifestyle disease and can be improved or even reversed by taking the right action.  Find out what to do.

Digestion and Leaky Gut  Digestive issues are very common and can result in a leaky gut which causes even more problems.  Find out what is going on and what to do about it.

Diverticulitis  Find out what causes diverticulitis and what you can do about it.

Eczema  Eczema is an inflammatory, itchy disorder of the skin.  Problems include scaling, flaking, thickening, weeping, crusting and colour changes and can bring misery to sufferers.  It typically appears on the face, wrists, insides of the elbows and knees and even the hands and feet and is intensely itchy.  Find out how to improve this condition.

Elective Surgery  Prepare yourself for surgery so that your body overcomes the trauma quickly and you heal fast.

Endometriosis  This painful and debilitating problem is a major cause of infertility.  Find out what is going on and what you can do to put it right.

Epstein Barr Virus  It is estimated that over 79% of the population are infected by this virus – and most are unaware of the devastating consequences to their health in the long term.  Find out more and what you can do about it.

Fibromyalgia  Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition similar to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or ME.  There are a whole host of symptoms which are miserable to live with and can lead to depression and it can take years for a sufferer to get a diagnosis.  Find out more about what underlies this issue and what you can do about it.

Gout   Gout is an inflammatory form of arthritis caused by the build-up of uric acid in the blood, tissues and urine.  Uric acid is the end product of a class of chemicals called purines, found in certain foods, and is therefore closely related to diet.  Find out how you can avoid purines and improve your symptoms.

Hemorrhoids  Hemorrhoids are swollen veins around the anus and in the rectum.  They swell and itch and can become painful.  Find out how to help get rid of them.

High Blood Pressure   Consistently high blood pressure puts long term pressure on the heart and circulatory system and can lead to heart failure or stroke.  It can also be either a symptom or a cause of kidney disease.  Find out how to lower your blood pressure effectively, without having to resort to drugs.

Homocysteine One in two people in Britain have high homocysteine levels in their blood, and this can be one of the most important indicators of your body’s biochemical health and your risk of degenerative diseases.  Find out what it is and how you can quickly and easily reduce your risk

Hyperthyroid  An overactive thyroid is debilitating.  Find out how to get it back in balance naturally.

Hypothyroid and Hashimotos  Low thyroid function is at epidemic proportions.  Why is this?  Find out what you can do about it before you have to commit to taking  a drug for life.

Hyperglycaemia   Low blood sugar affects many people who are unaware of what this is.  It affects mood, energy and quality of life.  Find out how to re-balance and improve things.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)  So many people suffer needlessly from gut and digestive disorders grouped under the IBS heading.  Find out how you can improve your symptoms and get control of the causes.

Immune Health  We stand or fall on how strong and sturdy this system is.  Find out how to ensure it is not your weak link.

Infertility  1 in 3 couples are set to have infertility problems according to statistics, and yet following a simple health regime can yield good results.  Find out more….

Insulin Resistance and Syndrome X  High carbohydrate diet and high stress environments mean that more and more people are being diagnosed with this problem.  Find out what to do before you cross the diabetes barrier.

Malabsorption  Anyone with digestive issues is likely to have malabsorption problems – and there are consequences!  Find out how to put this right.

Menopause  How can you ensure your experience of the menopause is positive, not negative?

Eating for the Menopause  Certain foods can help manage menopause symptoms.

Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis is an inflammation of the myelin sheath which surrounds and protects nerves.  It has the effect of making nerve electrical transmission to become dysfunctional as the myelin sheath is destroyed.    What can you do to help mitigate symptoms?

Osteoporosis  Osteoporosis is a condition of decreased bone mass and density, which leads to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture. It is a progressive disease, which affects mainly women, mainly due to the side effects of certain drugs, nutritional deficiency, imbalance or illness.

Parasites and Parasite Cleanse  What can you do to get rid of the many parasites that we can be exposed to and how do they affect our health?

Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s is a degenerative disease affecting the nervous system, which causes muscle tremor, stiffness and weakness.  The underlying cause is not known but symptoms appear when there is a lack of dopamine in the brain.  Find out how you might help yourself.

Polycystic Ovaries  Polycystic ovaries (PCOS) is an increasingly common problem for women of child-bearing age, which can affect fertility and has some distressing symptoms – in fact it is fast becoming one of the most common hormonal disorders in women.  Here’s what to do!

Pre-conceptual Care  Wanting to conceive?  Pre-conceptual care not only helps maximise your fertility but also helps baby.

Pregnancy  Have a healthy and happy pregnancy.

Pregnancy – Food Dos and Don’t  he best – and worst – foods to eat during pregnancy

Morning Sickness  a problem in many pregnancies, find out how you can mitigate the symptoms.

Pregnancy – Ideal Nutrient Intakes  Good levels of vital nutrients are important during pregnancy.  Find out more.

Pregnancy – Tissue Salts  Tissue salts are inorganic mineral salts.  Find out which are important during pregnancy.

Preparing for an Elective Caesarean  There are some things you can do to help your body prepare for what is major surgery, and also to recover as quickly as possible afterwards.

Pre-Menstrual Syndrome + Questionnaire  Many women suffer needlessly each month with PMT.  Find out what we can do about it.

Prostate Health The prostate is a small gland, shaped like a ring doughnut which sits at the base of the bladder.  Keeping it healthy is vital to male health.

Psoriasis  Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease characterized by silvery scales or red areas.  Often itchy, then usually occur on the skin over the elbows, knees, ears, back and scalp.  Find out what is the underlying cause and what to do about it.

Shingles  Shingles is an infection by the herpes zoster virus, the same virus which causes chicken pox.  It affects the nerve endings in the skin, causing acute inflammation and severe pain along the path of a specific nerve or nerves.  Find out how to help symptoms.

Stress  None of us will avoid stress, but there are lots of ways we can ensure we cope better and avoid the worst effects of it.

Stress – Burnout  Adrenal burnout is a serious issue, but there are lots of way to help get back on your feet again quickly.

Swine Flu  How to avoid being a casualty of swine flu

Thyroid  Find out what your thyroid does, how it goes wrong and what you can do about it.

Thyroid – Basal Temperature Test  How to do the basal temperature test to check your thyroid function.



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