Allergies: An allergy is an immune system problem to a substance (allergen) that is normally harmless. An allergen can be inhaled, swallowed, or come in contact with the skin.
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.
In orthodox medicine, the current fashion in combating multiple sclerosis (MS) is to administer immune modifiers: interferons 1b and 1a, copolymer 1 and low-dose methotrexate.
Q Can you suggest a natural alternative to stripping varicose veins? - RW, Henley-on-Thames
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