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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...

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...

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

CYSTITIS

Romany medicine the system of healing used over centuries by gypsies has a range of therapies for cystitis. The system, preserved orally through centuries, has been purposefully ignored by all fo ...

Osteoporosis

A 58-year-old active woman has learned that the bone density in her back has slipped to just 87% of normal levels. She takes a wide range of vitamins plus calcium and magnesium and has just started on silica. She would like to avoid taking Fosamax...

Migraine

Many people suffer all their lives with this severe type of headache, which can last for hours or even days. Often starting on one side of the head, it causes severe pain and problems with light.

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.