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PRP: Pain Relief Fit For a King… of Clay

Tennis ace Rafael Nadel is just one of many sport stars to rely on Platelet-Rich Plasma for swift healing By Dr Kris Lewonowski, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon The world’s top athletes, whose very livelihood depends on speedy recovery from injury and pain, have highlighted the effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in pain management and healing. The […]

IV therapy to help fight coronary artery disease?

A therapy for eliminating toxic metals from the body is becoming increasingly popular as a tool to fight heart disease. In the US, the FDA has approved chelation (pronounced ‘key-LAY-shun’) therapy for treating lead poisoning and toxicity from other heavy metals, but it’s estimated that more than 100,000 adults receive the therapy each year as […]

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Yes, detox is crucial – but avoid detox scams

Makers of today’s popular detox products present a tempting offer: undo a lifetime of unhealthy habits by drinking a special juice or tea for three days. Sounds great, doesn’t it? But I’m afraid it doesn’t work. These simple products are everywhere, offering a one-size-fits-all approach to detoxification (the removal of toxins from your anatomy) which […]

Say goodbye to tiredness

Tired? Who isn’t these days? It’s all part of keeping pace with the modern world, isn’t it? We’re conditioned to regard tiredness as something we just have to cope with, a sign that you’ve been working hard or something’s been keeping you awake at night. It’ll pass. Grit your teeth, dig in and get through […]

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The health benefits of fasting

A new USC-led study has shown that a diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes by reprogramming cells. The fasting-like diet promotes the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells that reduce symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in mice, according to the study on mice and human cells […]

Vaginal rejuvenation – the end of suffering in silence

Amid the euphoria of childbirth, the congratulations, celebrations and wondrous attention heaped on this new life, one important factor is too frequently overlooked: the physical recovery of the mother. A natural vaginal birth exerts extreme physical stress on the mother’s birth canal, yet it is generally assumed that she will recover with a little tender […]

How thyroid treatment can change your life

The thyroid gland plays a vital role in your body’s functionality, helping to regulate your metabolism and thereby affecting a wide range of functions, including breathing, sleep, mood, energy, weight and digestion. It’s estimated that 200 million people worldwide have a dysfunctional thyroid and that one in eight women will contract a thyroid disease in […]

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Menopause and the increased risk of heart disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD), the number one killer worldwide, is commonly regarded as something that afflicts men rather than women. But it would be a mistake to assume, as a woman, that you are not susceptible to CHD, especially if you are about to enter, or already going through, the menopause. CHD may occur later […]