This post was inspired by my friend developing a very painful condition called coccydynia – a pain in the tailbone (coccyx) which normally results from a fall or sitting down too abruptly. She doesn’t remember sitting down abruptly or falling. Sometimes it happens without any apparent reason actually. But the fact of the matter is…Read More Pain and Inflammation – Natural Alternatives to Ibuprofen
Clays have been used by all living creatures since the beginning of life on Earth. Animals and birds eat clays when sick, roll in them to clean their bodies, as well as to free themselves of parasites, heal wounds & ulcers. Ancient Egyptians have been using clays for mummification. Cleopatra used clay from the Nile…Read More History of Clay Use in Health & Beauty
There are a lot of books and articles written about obesity. Many of them contradict each other and common sense itself. As with all the information we get, it needs to go through our own conscious filter which is basically common sense. So here are some tips which I believe in, and which have gone…Read More 20 Tips on How to Maintain a Healthy Weight
Magnesium is the 4th most abundant mineral in the body. It takes part in over 300 reactions. Magnesium is needed for the production of enzymes, hormones, neurotransmitters, blood and much more. It is a mineral which is needed by every cell in our body. However, due to deficiencies in our diet, lifestyle, pollution and impoverished…Read More Causes and Effects of Magnesium Deficiency, and Why It Can Be Dangerous
A few days ago I developed a rather nasty infection – with nagging pain. And it was spreading too… The infection started where I had a root canal treatment 4 years ago. I wasn’t lucky since the treatment was done really badly, and an infection which developed, as a result, made me suffer for quite…Read More How I Cured My Tooth Infection in 3 Days – Without Antibiotics
“Obesity is the heavy accumulation of fat in your body to such a degree that it significantly increases your risk of diseases that can damage your health and knock years off your life, such as heart disease and diabetes. The fat may be equally distributed around the body or concentrated around the abdomen or midriff…Read More Am I fat and what is BMI?
Chronic back pain can be caused by a number of factors, such as an old injury, arthritis or osteoporosis. There can also be more serious reasons for it (for example, tumours). This means that any back pain which lasts longer than a month needs to be diagnosed. Relaxing properties of magnesium are used to treat…Read More Magnesium Oil – Solution to Chronic Back Pain?
Previously I wrote about why some people never got sick and how you could be one of them. But what if you are not part of this fortunate group and your immune system has not got strong yet? How do you cope if you do catch the flu or a cold? As we all know,…Read More 10 Most Effective Home Remedies for Cold and Flu
Are You on Good Terms with Winter and Cold? I am asking this because I am not. There hasn’t been a single winter in the past 5 years or so without someone in our family (or all of us) “catching” something – like a cold, or worse – the flu. I am using the word…Read More Flu & Cold: Why Some People Never Get Sick, and How You Can Become One of Them
The subject of lead toxicity came up when I switched on the news channel a few days ago. I only caught the last words of it – that as a result of a scientific research, removing lead from petrol significantly reduced crime in several USA cities (where the research was conducted). Since the subject of…Read More Lead Toxicity in Children