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Musculoskeletal Wellbeing (Research
This Year's Homeopathic Awareness Week (Apr 10 -
16 2011) promoted the theme of Musculoskeletal Wellbeing. There are
millions of people throughout the world enduring musculoskeletal and
rheumatic complaints. Many sufferers find that consulting a Homeopathic
Physician helps in relieving their pain, and may also prevent further
occurrences of their problem.
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Evidence It is interesting to note that 23
research studies have been carried out to determine the effect of
homeopathy for patients suffering from rheumatic and musculoskeletal
complaints, namely rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia.
These trials, which have included over 2,300 patients in total, have shown
positive results for homeopathy, over and above conventional treatment and
The studies mostly used patients who suffered from long-term
complaints and were treated withhomeopathic remedies for
an average of four to five months.
There was, within these studies, a 77% improvement in 400
rheumatic patients over the first month of treatment and reduced
severity of pain in 87% after six months. I
n addition, after just three months of treatment, 85% of
osteoarthritis sufferers found that they had reduced pain, stiffness and
swelling of joints.
The multiple investigations also concluded that the safety of
homeopathic treatment was greater than conventional treatment, where
side-effects to the drugs prescribed are typical.
It has been advised, with all these positive conclusions, that
homeopathy should be considered a viable therapeutic option for patients
suffering from rheumatic and musculoskeletal complaints.
If you would like to know more about Musculoskeletal Wellbeing
including Bones, Joints, Ligaments, Tendons, Skeletal muscles,
Smooth muscles and the Spine click MORE
Yeo Valley Organic goes
The routine use of
antibiotics as a preventative measure to treat the ailments of cows
is not permitted at Yeo Valley Organic. The Herd Manager has
invested time and money in studying a course on Homeopathic
treatments, which he believes has been enormously beneficial to the
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conventionally run farms, the administration of antibiotics always
results in withdrawal periods for milk and meat during treatment,
but homeopathy has no such effect.
A major consideration is
that cows do not build up immunity to homeopathic remedies -
quite the reverse - Homeopathy appears to encourage the cows' immune
systems to fight "bugs" for themselves, so the cows stay healthy
Homeopathic treatment is
used in a number of different ways; including to ward off flies, and
to help them during a difficult calving. Yeo Valley Organic are keen
to increase the Homeopathic care they offer to their animals in the
future, and aim to continue to treat their herd Homeopathically,
With the advent of summer comes the barbecue season when food
preparation on an outdoor fire is all the fashion. Friends and family are
invited over to relax and enjoy. Its at such time as this when least
expected that the little emergency happens. Someone gets too relaxed and a
burn, cut or bruise results. Homeopathy can be very effective and is just
what you need in such situations.
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For Burns Rub on
Urtica Cream and take Cantharis
6C orally (up to 6 doses 15 min apart) for rawness and
Wounds and Abrasions Use Calendula
cream topically and Hepa sulph
6C orally (up to 6 doses 30 min apart) for
For Bruises Apply
Arnica Gel (its quicker and deeper acting than
cream) and take Ledum 6C orally (up to 6
doses 30 min apart) for discolouration
For Mental Distress &
Fright Use Bach
Rescue Remedy as a
sub lingual oral spray(up to 6
doses 5 min apart)
What the Doctors Don't
Tell You about (Learning difficulties
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Carpenter says there has been a 29-per-cent increase in pupils with
learning difficulties between 2004 and 2009 and predicts every classroom
will soon have two pupils with ADHD. He blames the rise on the increasing
numbers of children who will survive a premature birth. These children
will struggle with maths and reading and have behavioural problems because
their brains are continuing to develop after their birth. Given the
importance of formative brain development it is no surprise that diet (not
medication) should figure prominently. Here are some pointers to
Keep a food diary
to see when behaviour worsens.
withdrawing certain foods to see the effect.
nutritional adequacy of dietary fibre, EFAs, trace
elements and amino acids.
Consider a gluten and dairy free diet.
sugar from the diet. (Sugar can raise adrenaline
levels in children which can worsen hyperactivity irritable moods
and poor concentration.)
Consider an organic wholefood diet free of pesticides,
phenol and amines.
not consult a qualified nutritionist to help you on the right
Alternatively for personalised information in order to make a
fully informed choice contact