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Immune System & Immune Disorders

Our Partner, Probiotics

Probiotics, which contain millions of the 'good-guy' bacteria, have largely been billed merely as a way to keep the gut healthy. But the latest evidence suggests that the bacteria populating our intestines not only 'kickstart' the immune system, but...

The Scary Truth About Sugar

Sugar is a simple carbohydrate found naturally in many foods, including fruits and grains. If the only sugar we consumed were in natural, whole foods, we’d all be just fine. But the average American diet is full of refined, nutrient-depleted foods...

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...

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.

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