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Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthritis is a general term used to describe joint disease. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a type of arthritis in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the joints, causing chronic inflammation. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the joint linings (synovium) that produce fluid that lubricates the joints. This results …

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Over Indulging!

With Christmas approaching fast, it’s this time of the year where we have a tendency to over indulge, especially when it comes to eating and drinking. This can lead to a state better known as hangover… So, what is a Hangover? Hangover refers to variety of unpleasant symptoms that follow an excess of alcohol consumption. …

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Homeopathy and Homeopathic Remedies

They can be made from just about any substance known to man. The majority include plants, minerals, animal products, and energy fields. Currently more than 5,000 substances have been prepared and made into a homeopathic remedy. Examples are, in the Plant kingdom Mistletoe, Calendula, Bryonia, Belladonna, in the Mineral kingdom Mercury, Calcium carbonate, Argentum, Aurum, Ferrum …

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Cushing’s disease

Cushing’s syndrome can be caused by different things. They can be either ACTH-dependent or ACTH-independent causes. The major cause in about 70% to 85% of cases is due to adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) dependent clauses. ACTH is a hormone that increases the levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the body. Hence, not surprising that our four-legged …

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Fibromyalgia

When Pain Rules your Life Fibromyalgia is a long-term disorder characterized by widespread pain in the body, accompanied by general fatigue. A person having fibromyalgia tends to have pain in specific areas of the body (known as tender points) that are extremely sensitive and painful. Even the slightest pressure on the tender points can cause …

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy Epilepsy is a disorder of the nervous system which is characterised by the tendency of a person to have seizures. Seizure relates to the appearance of symptoms (depending upon the type of seizure) in a person or animal due to abnormal and excessive nerve cell activity in the brain. These seizures present in many …

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Covid and Homeopathy

Covid and Homeopathy

Covid and Homeopathy Today, humanity is living through the third serious coronavirus outbreak in less than 20 years, following SARS in 2002-2003 and MERS in 2012. It is now time to end prejudice and adopt alternative therapeutic techniques and practices that historically have proven effective in corresponding situations, in this fight against Covid-19. Covid is …

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Calendula officinalis

Common name: Marigold.  Family: Compositae. Calendula is our wound medicine prepared from the tall Marigold growing in the wild non-acidic soil. This plant is also called the Herb of the Sun. Like the African Daisies, the marigold opens its petals on a sunny morning but closes them on a wet day. It has a peculiar …

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