By Sue Visser We all know that a good diet, plenty of exercise and a peaceful night's sleep are ideal ways to stay healthy and have lots of energy. But our lives are different. We are usually too tired, stressed out and rushed off our feet to apply any of these measures effectively. We need quick fixes to bail us out, to hype us up, to calm us down and to deal with stress. When these fail, we try more expensive products and therapies in desperation. Many years can pass us by in our efforts to overcome the niggly health issues that undermine our wellbeing despite our efforts to overcome them. There is always a solution to your problem. Plenty of information is available and there are so many things you can take and do to remedy a situation. This leaves one even more dumfounded. The choice is usually left to your doctor and if a patent cure is not available you are told to "learn to live with the condition." Many people scan the internet and fall prey to inaccurate or commercially manipulated information that can be even more misguiding. Warnings, harmful side effects or contra-indications are seldom mentioned on the labels of "natural" products, yet they claim to change your life, give you back your youth, shed unwanted kilograms and make you invincible. No single product can do that for everybody: no matter what it costs or what corner of the globe it is imported from. Common sense is the only answer. It is the safest of any approach to sort out your own body. In a world where ladies are given antibiotics, hormones, sedatives and anti-depressants to get through the day it is comforting to know that there are other ways to survive. "The Natural Guidelines to Feminine Wellbeing" have been complied over many years. They are based on research that was undertaken in response to persistent requests from desperate people for solutions to the problems they were having with certain health conditions. The information we provide has been sourced from doctors, gynecologists, homeopaths, naturopaths, aromatherapists and many other remarkable people who have provided parts of the jigsaw puzzle that forms the basis of good health. Other pieces came from books, magazines, the internet, lectures and the patients themselves. The final piece of the puzzle is you! You are unique. You could be about to help us make a major breakthrough in medical history by the way you solve your health problem. For instance: a lady had candida so badly she could not sit down. She had tried everything on the market for years. She refused to cut down on her excessive sugar intake but after she started taking Vitamin E, the infection vanished! Somebody with a persistent skin rash stopped eating peanuts every day. The rash subsided. Amazing. One single remedy will not work for everybody so we have to find some that will work for you as an invividual.
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Thanks to the Health & Racquet Club we have unlimited access to loads of exercise and endorphins! Never make excuses about not doing a few hours a week. Every health regimen starts with exercise. Just do it.
Despite nutritional guidelines we have a unique body. Blood groups, body types, your attitude and way of life change your food into harmful or healing substances. Find the foods that work for you: avoid those that don't.
HRT is becoming a dirty word. Indiscriminate use of hormone supplements is the route to many a health hazard. Natural ways to boost and balance hormones requires time and patience but the results are safer, cheaper and more reliable. Your hormonal make up is unique and only you can find that perfect balance.
Each generation is getting fatter and a single product cannot make everybody thinner. Identify the cause of weight gain. It could be: hormonal, stress, genetic, metabolic or dietary. Many solutions are offered. Most slimming drugs or crash diets have adverse side effects causing metabolic disturbances and rebound weight gain.
Do we need sleeping pills? Boosting the release of your own melatonin works wonders as levels drop during ovulation and menopause. Herbal alternatives : valerian, kava kava, passiflora, hops, rescue remedy.
Candida, discharges, rashes dryness and vaginitis have common causes but may be symptoms of more serious infections. Natural remedies are safe and soothing and can be used with medications.
Which type of calcium should you take? Nobody dies from taking calcium supplements but too many people get osteoporosis because they don't. The best time to start is at menstruation. Early signs of a calcium deficiency are: menstrual cramps, gum recession and loose teeth. Aches and pains, irregular heart beat and muscular cramps also add up to mineral deficiencies. Always take calcium with magnesium and take enough.
St John's wort (Hypericum) is taking over from Prozac. It's cheaper & better but watch out for unexplained shooting pains in joints. Exercise, a good diet and hormonal balancing also relieve depression. Special note: Our information is not intended as medical advice. Please consult your doctor to discuss any changes you wish to make to your current treatment. A suggested remedy is taken at your own risk, so be sure it is safe for you. Through a process of reaching out and sharing we can all help each other. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need help. Please note that we are not allowed to give medical advice and no medical claims are inteded. There are no charges involved as you will be contributing information to a research project that can help people with similar conditions. The phone number on our products has led to many discussions about the following topics: oral hygiene and gum disorders (fluoride free toothpaste), osteoporosis and bone disorders (calcium supplements), skin disorders (body washes & lotions), intimate hygiene and vaginal disorders (cleansers & lubricants), hormones (research prototypes), diabetes and low blood sugar (prototypes), psoriasis (ointment), herpes (research formulations).
People also complain of: weight problems, depression, candida and just about anything, because somebody is listening!