Hepatitis C is primarily spread by contact with blood. In the past it was transmitted by blood transfusions, but that is rare today because our blood supply is screened for the virus antibodies. Today it is spread by sharing needles, and less commonly, from contaminated
Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins that usually occur on the legs and feet. They may be blue or dark purple and are often lumpy, bulging or twisted in appearance. Symptoms of Varicose Veins Visibly distended veins. Large veins that you can see just
Sickle Cell Anaemia is a form of anaemia affecting people of African, Asian, and Mediterranean origin. The name derives from the sickle-shaped cells instead of circular red blood cells. Few sufferers of sickle cell survive beyond their 40th year. Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anaemia The
Dandruff is dermatitis of the hair and scalp. It is a common skin condition that causes white or grey flakes to appear on the scalp and in the hair. Herbs for Dandruff Below are some herbs traditionally used to treat dandruff: Burdock Eucalyptus Nettle Rosemary
What is ringworm? Ringworm is also known as dermatophytosis or tinea. It is a contagious itching skin condition occurring in small circular patches, caused by any of a number of fungi and affecting chiefly the scalp or the feet. The commonest form is athlete’s foot.
Hawthorn berries act on the heart muscles in such a manner as to contract and strengthen them. Hawthorn is considered a remarkable cardiac tonic. It directly affects the cells of the heart muscle, enhancing both activity and nutrition.2 CRATAEGUS (Hawthorn)3 BERRIES, FLOWERING BRANCHES. Tincture [Fresh
Incidences of kidney stones is on the rise. According to a study published by Mayo Clinic Proceedings, March 2018 1, ‘The incidence of both symptomatic and asymptomatic kidney stones has increased dramatically.’ This is in comparison to the numbers over the last three decades. It