Hypericum perforatum Hypericaceae Habitat: A native European , including British, plant. Collection: The entire plant above ground should be collected when in flower and dried as quickly as possible. Part Used: Aerial parts. Constituents: Essential...
There are many better alternatives than drugs for depression. Here's a short summary. For more detailed information, see WDDTY, vol 6 no 6, and the WDDTY Guide to Mental Health
My father is in his mid-60s and suffers from hearing loss. He has to wear hearing aids in both ears and, inevitably, he suffers from infections and painful ears. He went to his doctor to ask for drops
HERBAL MEDICINE: Not so much like conventional drugs, after all
The new breed of antidepressants, such as Prozac, is no better at treating depression than older drugs, researchers have found. ...
Herbal remedies are enjoying an increasing popularity as alternatives to conventional drugs for psychiatric conditions. Nevertheless, most of the studies involved adults so their impact on children is not clear. Always seek the advice of a qualified...
THE THIN END OF THE WEDGE, I: Are the wort's days numbered?
My sister has been treated for over five years at hospital for breast cancer. However, early last year, I asked if a doctor from our surgery would call as she felt unwell when she woke up (although she did improve during the day).
Q My son, aged 38, was diagnosed with hepatitis C about five years ago. He tried Chinese herbs and acupuncture for some months, but with little success. He was offered the then experimental chemotherapy
Many things can trigger depression. It is common during life changes such as adolescence, marriage, birth and menopause. It can be a consequence of your upbringing - such as whether or not you were taught effective coping skills as a child.