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Eye Health Basics: What is Blepharospasm?

Apr 29, 2022

Blepharospasm, also known as benign essential blepharospasm, is an eye condition characterised by the involuntary muscle contractions of the eyelid. The eyelid may close tightly or blink excessively. Blepharospasm usually begins gradually and worsens...

Bell's Palsy: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatments

Apr 27, 2022

Bell's palsy, also known as acute peripheral facial palsy, is a medical condition that affects the facial muscles and can lead to facial paralysis if not treated properly. It was named after Charles Bell, a Scottish anatomist who was the first to describe...

Natural Therapy & Rheumatic Heart Disease

Apr 06, 2022

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that can affect people of all ages. It is caused by acute rheumatic fever (ARF), a complication of strep infection that occurs when Streptococcus pyogenes, the bacteria...

Lupus and Natural Therapies

Mar 25, 2022

Lupus is a serious autoimmune disease that can be fatal. If left untreated, lupus can lead to severe health problems affecting the heart, lungs, kidneys and brain. Explore the causes and symptoms of lupus and what natural remedies can be incorporated...

Natural Cancer Treatments to Consider

Mar 16, 2022

Cancer is a disease that is characterised by the uncontrolled division of abnormal cells that can invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body through the blood or lymphatic system. Cancer can develop in any part of the body. There...

Can Melanoma Be Treated Naturally?

Dec 30, 2021

Melanoma is a kind of skin cancer that develops in melanocytes, which are the cells that create melanin, a natural pigment that gives skin its colour. As the cancer cells spread from the melanocytes to form into surrounding tissues, it develops in...

Puberty-Related Health Concerns: How Natural Therapy Can Help

Dec 17, 2021

Puberty marks a period between childhood and adulthood where natural physical changes occur. These changes include the development of sexual characteristics, rapid growth spurt, menstruation, changes in vocal cords, acne breakouts and pubic hair growth.

Parkinson's Disease: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Nov 23, 2021

For those dealing with Parkinson's disease, living with it is an ordeal, but what makes it worse is that so many people misunderstand the disease, to the point where they can only categorise it by one symptom - tremors. This guide will walk you through...

Neuralgia: Types, Symptoms & Treatments

Nov 18, 2021

Rare but debilitating, neuralgia causes long-term and, oftentimes, debilitating pain. Australian researchers found that 8% of patients have this as a complication of shingles, and 26% are diabetics. Other people experience different types of neuralgia...

What is Sciatica?: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

Sep 13, 2021

Sciatica is one of those conditions that cannot be concealed for long as its symptoms are as clear as crystal. Although back pain can be caused by many things, you can tell straight away whether or not it's sciatica. Find out in this guide what telltale...

Acupuncture May Help Stress, Anxiety and Insomnia Well

Aug 31, 2021

Acupuncture is one of the branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that involves the insertion of fine and disposable needles into the specific skin points called acupoints, which are linked to the meridians and connected to organs. Acupuncture...

Your Chronic Pain and Your Emotional State: A Recipe for Healing?

Aug 25, 2021

Do you know that one in four Australians lives with chronic pain? Are you one of them?  If so, have you tried 'everything' to stop the pain, but your body still hurts? Current Australian scientific research may offer you surprising help. Chronic pain...

How Acupuncture Can Help With Anxiety Management

Aug 24, 2021

Over a couple of years, acupuncture is used in many hospitals, and the fallouts have been overwhelming. It is an alternative medicine made up of fine, sterile needles inserted at specific points in the skin. Acupuncture treatments follow the principles...

Geriatric Care & Natural Therapy

Jun 11, 2021

The deterioration of ageing diminishes an elderly person's passion for life as different ailments start to set in. Bone loss, anxiety disorders and joint pain are just some of the conditions that make performing regular activities of daily living an...

Scientific Study Reports on Efficacy of Acupuncture for Obesity

May 05, 2021

From obesity stems a slew of deadly health conditions like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, stroke and certain types of cancer. Scientists, educators and health experts collaborate to find a way to effectively address this...

Debunking Asthma Myths on World Asthma Day 2021

May 03, 2021

Have you ever been told that asthma is just in your head amid a severe attack? Well, it's just one of the many myths about the condition that keeps people from getting the right treatment. Bearing the theme, "Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions", World...

Study Suggests Acupuncture Can Help With a Toothache

Apr 07, 2021

A toothache has been compared to other types of pain numerous times, and it has never failed to be labelled worse than most of them. If you suffer a painful dental condition but refuse to take any medication for fear of what it can do to your body?

Research Discovers if Acupuncture & Physiotherapy Can Treat Knee Osteoarthritis

Mar 30, 2021

Osteoarthritis is a joint disease commonly experienced by older adults. It's characterised by the deterioration of the connective tissue between the ends of the bones, causing joint pain and inflammation as the bones rub against each other. Most people...

Volunteering as an Acupuncturist

Mar 10, 2021

Qi, the vital force which permeates everything, also links us with our surroundings and other people. What better way to enhance the flow of qi than by volunteering your time and skills as an acupuncture practitioner?  What is Volunteering? In its...

Research: 6 Natural Healing Modalities Considered as Complete Healing Systems

Mar 04, 2021

The majority of the success stories of people who rely on complementary medicine stemmed from despair. One extensive complementary medicine research study revealed that most if not all patients of natural therapies used to be faithful disciples of...

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