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Yucky Nails & Pongy Feet: Part 2

In a previous post I told you of my journey of discovery regarding feet and nails, well here are some of the valuable lessons I learned, I hope they help you. THE PROBLEM WITH NAILS ONYCHAUSIS – hypertrophy of the nail plate, ONYCHATROPIA – atrophy of the nail plate ONYCHOMADESIS – separation of the nail plate from the bed. ONYCHOMYCOSIS – fungal infection of the nail plate. Etc. etc. etc. I acknowledge that there are treatments available from G.P.s and pharmacies, which may or may not work in the long term. The safety of such and their possible effect on the liver are not the subject of this blog and you should do your own homework before considering these options....

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Yucky Nails & Pongy Feet: Part 1

When I was talked into starting to write a blog I was assured that it would be just a case of writing interesting stuff about my experiences as a homeopath. So I merrily set of writing about things that I found curious, with the idea that if anyone ever did read it, they too might find it amusing or even interesting. Little did I realize that, not only would people read it but then someone would ask for a topic to be covered. Not just any topic but Fungal nails and Athletes foot. In previous blogs I have referred to the practice of homeopathy as being a bit like detective work.  As we all know, one very famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes...

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Vitamin C for wrinkles?!

We all know the value of a regular intake of vitamins and minerals, and none is more universally valued and praised than Vitamin C. According to the well-known site WebMD.Com ‘Vitamin C is one of the safest and most effective nutrients’. We know Vitamin C to be important in building and repairing tissue, and is widely accepted as the supplement of choice in fighting the common cold, but does it really have beauty benefits? Even helping with those nasty wrinkles? went on to state; ‘The benefits of Vitamin C may include protection against... skin wrinkling’. This conclusion is backed up by a 2007 study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition which found that middle-aged women who consumed more vitamin C...

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Do you need more fat in your life?

Most people feel the opposite is true, that they need to cut out more fat, and that is possibly true. Believe it or not however, many of us would benefit by taking in more fat! But only certain types – Essential  Fatty Acids. What are Essential Fatty Acids and why do we need them? All fatty acids are composed of chains of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms. Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats are also commonly known as Omegas, you’ve probably heard of Omegas 3, 6 & 9. Omegas 3 & 6 are considered essential for human health but cannot be made by the body, so must be obtained by food, or supplements. Omega 9 can be produced by the body, but...

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Food allergies: From Milk to Monkey Nuts

In my last blog I was chatting about allergies and Summer allergies; Hay fever in particular. Now lets consider other types of allergies and intolerance. We tend to think of mainly food allergies, dairy and nut being the most well known. However, I have found that people can become intolerant and allergic to virtually any substance they come into contact with. Here is a list of just some: House dust, House dust mite, Cats, Dogs, Horses, Milk, Dairy products generally, Specific nuts, Nuts generally, Wheat, Gluten, Rice, Yeast (in food), Mold, Fruit (particularly fruits like apples which retain the flower as part of the fruit.) You may identify with one or more of these or it might be that you...

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