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General

Panic attacks

Also known as ‘hyperventilation anxiety syndrome’, panic attacks may be linked to psychiatric disorders like agoraphobia (fear of open spaces). More frequently, they simply appear on their own - without warning - out of nowhere.

Impetigo

Goldenseal, which was suggested last week to fight the infection causing impetigo, cannot be used long term and is effectiveness is reduced after 2 weeks, replied a reader. Impetigo is a systemic staph infection, so cleansing the lymphatic system by...

Psoriasis

What is psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a chronic and distressing skin disorder afflicting around 80 million people worldwide. It strikes men and women equally and at any time of life, though it is more common between

Insomnia

Next, we have the reader who is suffering from insomnia and is currently taking the sleeping drug, Zimovane. What alternatives are there to help him get to sleep more naturally? De-stressing seems to be the key to a successful night of slumber...

BOILS

What could we do to help a six-year-old girl who suffers from boils on her bottom? Well, let's start with the folklore remedy of taping a large slice of garlic to the boil, which should be left on overnight.