Conditions

Does Breast Screening help or harm?

  Does breast screening help or harm? This seems to be one of the headlines today, on the second to last day of breast cancer awareness month.   So what is this all about then? The debate about whether an NHS Breast Screening programme is necessary and whether it helps has been hotly debated for…

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Chickenpox – how to scratch the problem away

We all know and hear about people talking about childhood infectious diseases and a big one of these is Chickenpox. But how much do you really know about it, and would you know the signs and symptoms if they were to strike you or your family? I often get asked about natural remedies that could…

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DCIS – the Controversial Breast Cancer

Everyone has heard of Breast Cancer. Those 2 words are enough to scare any of us, men or women, as we all know someone who has had a fight with this disease. With this disease everyone always thinks about lumps being detected, and then being removed followed by further treatment. How many of you have…

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My love for the NHS

  The NHS – Do you love it or do you hate it?   Personally I love it. I can’t believe that we are so fortunate to have so much free healthcare at our disposal. Recently I’ve had a number of reasons to have had to experience our NHS system more often than ever before,…

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Natural Solutions for Sinus issues

So often we hear people talk about having blocked sinuses or suffering from sinusitis, but do we really know what this is? What are sinuses? The sinuses are air-filled pockets or cavities within the bones of the face. These hollow air spaces are located above the eyes, on the forehead, behind the bridge of the…

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Tinnitus Awareness week – The noisy problem

From 6th to 12th February 2012 it is National Tinnitus Awareness week. So what is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is where a person can hear sounds or noises in their ears without there being an external cause for this noise. The sounds themselves seem to be within the ear channels themselves but on examination there is no…

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