Sinus Infections – the natural solutions

girl with a cold blowing her nose

You’re bunged up, your face hurts, and the pressure is getting to you. These natural remedies should make you feel better. Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) Very effective for preventing and treating upper respiratory tract infections, with clinical studies showing that it reduces excess mucus secretions and eases swelling of mucous membranes, which in turn improves drainage … Read more

Aromatherapy for Women

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The answer to your ailment may lie in the magic of essential oils Candidiasis Candida albicans is a harmless yeast (fungus) present in our bodies from birth. Occasionally it grows excessively and causes health problems. Thrush, an infection of the mucous membranes, is the most common symptom. It sometimes affects the mouth (especially in babies) … Read more

Nutritional Management for Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes

Individuals of all ages with diabetes should not be limited in their activities, and should be encouraged to participate in sports and physical activities. A person with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes can become an elite athlete or train and compete at a high level of exercise intensity and endurance. Exercise usually lowers … Read more

Exercise And Wellbeing After Pregnancy

Mother holding smiling baby

Keeping fit (and sane) for new mothers – So you’ve had a baby and want your figure back. But like many other new mothers you are unsure how soon after birth you can safely participate in exercise.  Smartplay, Sports Medicine Australia’s sports injury prevention program funded by VicHealth and the Department of Planning and Community … Read more