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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

This week´s blog is on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). It is a disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that lasts for more than 6 months which doesn’t improve with rest or sleep and has no discernible cause. Fatigue and tiredness are extremely common symptoms for many people. Usually though, with adequate nutrition, rest and sleep, a…

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Asthma and Salicylates

It might be surprising for some people to learn that some naturally occurring chemicals contained within fruits and vegetables can have a detrimental affect on certain conditions such as asthma. This week’s blog will be focused on one such group called Salicylates. So what are salicylates? Salicylates are a group of plant chemicals that are…

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Asthma and airborne allergens

This week’s blog is on practical things that can be done to minimize airborne allergens. A huge trigger for asthmatic sufferers is dust and dust mites. If your home has carpet, the best thing to do is to remove it, as carpet and floor rugs become a breeding ground for dust and dust mites. For…

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Asthma and vitamin D

This week’s blog will be focused on the importance of Vitamin D and its role in asthma and respiratory health. Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin” as it is manufactured by the action of sunlight on the skin. In conjunction with calcium, Vitamin D helps to build and maintain strong healthy bones. It…

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Asthma – part 1

Over the next few weeks, this blog will focus on asthma which is a common condition afflicting children and adults alike. Asthma is defined as a chronic inflammatory condition affecting the lungs. It is characterised by wheezing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness and coughing. These symptoms occur more commonly at night time and first thing in…

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