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What causes Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis is the most common type of inflammatory bowel disease. It is a disease of the large intestine which causes inflammation and ulcers in the lining. It affects the whole colon but commonly disturbs the sigmoid colon and rectum. This disease can affect...

Liver Cleansing

Health is fast becoming one of the most sold products on late night TV. Be it diet drinks, or a dangerously attractive six pack, it has evolved into a complete industry. The world has moved from the simple do it in front of TV exercise by Jane Fonda to complicated...

What are the common causes of liver cancer?

What are the common causes of liver cancer? Hepatitis B & C Alcohol-related liver disease Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver sickness & Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis Autoimmune Hepatitis Metabolic sicknesses such as Hemochromatosis, Wilson Sickness and Alpha-1 antitrypsin...

What causes liver failure?

Liver failure is a life-threatening condition that requires hospital treatment. Most usually, liver failure develops over time. However a more rare occurrence is when you get an attack unexpectedly (in as little as forty eight hours) and may be difficult to diagnose...

How To Prevent Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a common disorder caused by the discharge of stomach acid into the long tube (the oesophagus) which joins the mouth to the stomach. In this disease, muscles of the lower colon fail to perform functions effectively. Heartburn, sensation of discomfort and...

What Causes Gallstones?

Gallstones are stone-like deposits formed in the gallbladder as a result of poor diet and sometimes liver disease or other liver conditions. What causes gallstones? The bile in the gallbladder can crystallize and harden causing gallstones. In keeping with Harvard...

Integrated Breath Work at Beechcroft

At Beechcroft Retreats, we find integrated breath work is highly beneficial. It helps to super charge the body with oxygen and chi and to move energy within the body. It helps to break through blockage and stuck physical, emotional or spiritual traumas. It is a great...

Excitotoxins

Excitotoxins are meant to enhance flavour and excite your tastebuds. They can be foud in fast food, particularly chinese takeaway foods. Low calorie sodas, highly flavoured snacks/foods and processed foods of all kinds contain substances known as excitotoxins....

Rebounding and the Lymphatic System

The Lymphatic System bathes every cell, carrying nutrients in and removing waste products. Think of it as your body’s natual detox system. The lymph fluid moves through channels in your body that are filled with one-way valves so it always moves in the same direction....