Think of where qualities like strength and flexibility are needed in the body, and you are probably thinking of tissue containing the mineral silica. It is found in the bones, cartilage, artery walls, hair, nails and skin.
Deficiencies will show in all of the above. Hair and nails may become brittle and the skin will lose [...]
A trace mineral that acts as an antioxidant in combination with glutathione peroxidase and Vitamin E, selenium inhibits platelet aggregation and in turn protects against stroke and heart disease. It is a free radical scavenger and is thought to delay the division of cancer cells, giving the body time to repair before the division of [...]
Known also as Pre-menstrual Syndrome, PMT refers to a range of symptoms experienced by women in the leadup to their menstrual period. Common physical symptoms include fluid retention, sore breasts, pimples and abdominal cramps. Many women also feel irritable and depressed and will cry more easily when pre-menstrual. Some become clumsy and accident prone as [...]
Oxygen therapies use oxygen in various forms (ozone for example) to assist the body in the healing process. Their indisputable effectiveness comes from the fact, that oxygen is a key substance used by our body in the detoxification process. The rate of detoxification can be greatly increased, if the body has an excess of oxygen [...]
The pleura are two delicate membranes which surround the lungs. The condition in which they become inflamed, as the result of either a bacterial or a viral infection, is known as pleurisy. It is characterised by sharp or stabbing pains in the chest or shoulder when a breath is taken.
Normally the pleura move smoothly against [...]