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Dr John writes…Live longer & disease free by keeping inflammation & free radicals under control

The very process of aging is caused by free radicals oxidising our cells, and inflammation is known as the precursor to diseases such as arthritis, gastritis, dermatitis and even cancer. While we can’t stop the aging process (yet), we can take steps to slow it down – i.e. to slow down oxidation and decrease inflammation in our bodies.

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Quality of Life: The Adrenaline Junkie who got stressed out

Sometimes stress sneaks up on us and suddenly we find ourselves trapped in an adrenalin rush. This issue our health detectives take a look at the problem of not knowing when or how to switch off and unwind properly.

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Evening Primrose Oil

 

 
Evening primrose oil, one of the most traditional natural supplements, contains linoleic acid and gamma linolenic acid (GLA) which are omega 6 fatty acids. These are considered essential, in that we need them to stay healthy but can not make them in our bodies. Preferably they should be balanced in our diet with the Omega 3s from fish oils, but on their own they do have some essential functions, particularly GLA which functions as a precursor to a substance known as prostaglandin E1. This substance … Continue reading

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Quality of Life: Keeping Santa Healthy

This issue our Health detectives dive into the sweet Christmas holidays and find out how best to navigate the temptations and excesses that come our way.

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Chiropractic: Subluxation Degeneration

So what is this mysterious Subluxation Degeneration? Don’t you think that it is strange that sometimes something wears out faster than an identical matching part of your body? For example, a knee or hip wears out faster than the other. Why – they should be exactly the same, surely? This brings us to the very crux of Chiropractic and if this can be understood by all – and acted upon – then the aging process will be far kinder. Why does one car tyre wear out faster than the others? If one wheel is out of alignment then it is going to deteriorate faster than the others. A tyre is designed to rotate in a straight line and it will deteriorate extremely quickly if it is scuffed sideways. Structure determines function and if the structure is poor with integral parts out of alignment, then function will also be poor. Likewise, with a joint in a body that is out of alignment, it will inevitably wear out much faster than the others.

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Ask the experts: Chiropractic

Tim Errington, a chiropractor based in Guadalmina, believes in informing people about issues important to their and theri families health. In this series of articles he explains how chiropractic can be a great help for many ailments and how people have the right to excellent health.

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Chiropractic: Prescription drugs

Tim Errington, a chiropractor based in Guadalmina, believes in informing people about issues important to their and theri families health. In this series of articles he explains how chiropractic can be a great help for many ailments and how people have the right to excellent health.

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Chiropractic: Cancer

Tim Errington, a chiropractor based in Guadalmina, believes in informing people about issues important to their and theri families health. In this series of articles he explains how chiropractic can be a great help for many ailments and how people have the right to excellent health.

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Chiropractic: managing flu

Tim Errington, a chiropractor based in Guadalmina, believes in informing people about issues important to their and theri families health. In this series of articles he explains how chiropractic can be a great help for many ailments and how people have the right to excellent health.

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