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Candida Diet

Candida albicans is a yeast which lives in 90-98 per cent of humans. Yeasts, related to moulds and fungi, prefer to live in a warm, dark and moist environment, so…

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Canker Sores

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Cataracts

A cataract is a painless degenerative cloudiness of the lens of the eye. It is easily treated in the industrialised west, but cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in…

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Cellulite

Medically known as gynoid lipodystrophy. On the street, cellulite goes by the less scary (but no less flattering) description of ‘the mattress phenomenon’, ‘cottage cheese thighs’ or ‘peu d’orange’ translated…

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Chemotherapy

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Chickenpox

Chickenpox is caused by a varicella zoster virus, a member of the herpes family. People rarely catch chickenpox twice, however, the virus hangs around in nerve endings and may become…

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Chilblains, Poor Circulation

Chilblains are a mild form of frostbite. When exposed to severe cold for long periods, the body hoards heat to keep the vital organs functioning by reducing blood circulation to…

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Cholecystitis

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Cholesterol, High

High cholesterol increases your risk of having a stroke or heart attack. It’s not the only risk factor; a blood test reading of high cholesterol is considered alongside a raft…

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), dismissively named the ‘Yuppie flu’ in the 1980s, is now recognised as a seriously debilitating disease. Kerry Bone, a leading Australian herbalist, believes that chronic fatigue…

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Circulation, Poor

See Chilblains, Poor Circulation

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Coeliac Disease – Diet and Diagnosis

Coeliac (pronounced ‘see-lee-ak’) disease, was not identified until 1950, even though the symptoms had been observed for many years. It is an intolerance to alpha-gliadin, a component of gluten which…

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Cold Sores

Cold sores are little blisters that erupt on the surface of the skin and mucous membranes, mainly on and around the lips. The virus responsible for cold sores is known…

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Colds & Flu

Colds and flu (influenza) are both viral infections. Head colds tend to be affairs of the upper respiratory tract (nose, throat and sinuses) and chest colds affect the lungs; Influenza…

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Colitis

See Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the membrane lining the eyes. Symptoms Bloodshot eyes. Blurred vision. Crustiness around the eyelashes. Sensitivity to light and glare. Eyes…

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