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Safe Liver Cleanse

Merlee V Harris ND Specialist in liver cleanse and system detox - The Safe way What do I mean when I say liver detox the safe way? "What's unsafe about drinking olive oil and Epsom salts?" I am sometimes asked. This is what I say, as a leading naturopath and...

Hair Loss

Growing and maintaining hair stimulation is a major concern for more than sixty percent of the adult male population and - twenty-five percent of the women. Causes of hair loss are varied and can include hormones. Hormone Imbalance includes other relevant hormones...

Know Your Prostate

Every man has one, it's important for their sex life, yet few men know anything about their prostate or what can go wrong with it. The prostate, found only in men, is located below the bladder. The prostate often enlarges as men get older, but for two-thirds of men...

Under-active Thyroid and Weight gain

People with an under-active thyroid tend to have a low base metabolic rate. This is a leading cause of weight gain as the body can't burn fat quickly enough and the excess is stored. This can also cause dieters to gain weight as their metabolism drops when not eating...

Fibroids

Fibroids are muscular tumours that grow in the walls of the uterus. They are almost always benign, but can be dangerous due to their size. While some can be as small as a seed, some can grow to grapefruit-like sizes which can be dangerous. Fibroids are most common in...

What’s in your tap water?

Tap water. It's free, and it's fresh right? Well, maybe not. To make tap water drinkable involves a process of adding a large range of chemicals, including chlorine, acids and sulphites. In addition, the water has to travel through underground pipes, many of which are...

Chemicals in Cosmetics

Some of the ingredients in cosmetics just aren't very pretty. Worse than that, some of the chemicals can be downright dangerous. Coal tar dyes, such as p-phenylenediamine, are found in most hair dyes, and can be a cause of cancer. They're also contaminated with metals...

The Dangers of Amalgam Tooth Fillings

Dental amalgam is used to repair cavities caused by tooth decay. It is a mix of around 50% mercury, with other metals including tin and silver. It has been used by dentists over the last 150 years. Dentists say it is the strongest, cheapest and longest-lasting filling...

Sugar Addiction

Sugar Addiction is the term describing dependence on sugar consumption. Your body can become dependent on increased sugar intake. We are all programmed to like sugar. Think about it. Have you ever heard of anyone not liking sugar, as opposed to staying off it for...

What is the food label really telling you?

Food labels are meant to make everything simple. Almost a traffic light of whether it is good for you (meaning you can have lots) or bad for you (meaning only in moderation). In theory it should give you enough information to make an informed decision. The problem is...