Lifestyle modification and natural medicine can prevent Hypertension

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Hypertension  What is blood pressure? It is the force with which blood pressures on the arteries. It is like tyre pressure – if tyrepressure is too high, it can damage the tyre. Blood pressure will fluctuate during the day – depending on what you do, think or experience. If blood pressure stays high for a long time it causes problems. … Read More

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Celiac disease and gluten intolerance

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What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is classified as an autoimmune disease where there is a hypersensitivity to the protein gluten. When a person has celiac disease, there is a 1 in 22 chance that the immediate family (brothers, sisters and grandchildren) might also be a celiac patient and should be checked frequently for celiac. These patients should follow a … Read More

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Obesity and probiotics

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Why are probiotics essential to weight loss and general health? Create vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, K, folate and Biotin Make short-chain fatty acids that feed the gut lining and lower intestinal pH Help digest food Produce lactase to digest milk Detoxification of harmful products Helps to balance hormones Will eliminate harmful bacteria and fungi and also produce … Read More

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Obesity and Insulin resistance

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Turn on that weight loss switch by Dr James G Liddell B.Pharm M.Pharm PhD  Background There are currently 1 billion overweight people globally. 33% of men and 50% of women in South Africa are either overweight or obese. Obesity is associated with at least 30 medical conditions – let’s name a few: diabetes, cancers, arthritis, hypertension and gallstones. A mere … Read More

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