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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....

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...