A common problem! The bleeding comes from the central septum of the nose, which divides the two nostrils.
Burns and scalds require immediate attention.
Coughing is the body's way of removing mucus and dust from the lungs.
Mumps is infectious from two or three days before the swelling appears until eight or ten days after that date.
The stomach doesn't always tolerate what it takes in. The quickest way to the stomach to eject whatever is bothering it is straight back up again!
This is a common problem as we get older, since we do not eat so much, nor do we take as much exercise.
Fungal infections of the skin
Fungal infections of the skin are the second most common infection.
Healthy Eating is all about getting the balance right. That is, the balance between all the different nutrients that exist in food and drinks.
Today, cancer of the bowel is responsible for thousands of premature deaths a year. The role of diet in maintaining healthy bowels is indisputable and every year, it appears that more and more is understood about the development of disease in the lower end of the gut.
Osteoporosis and diet
Bone is a complicated structure consisting of minerals, vitamins and protein. The main mineral is calcium. There is over 1Kg of calcium present in the body, but 99% of this is found in the bones.
It is well recognised and accepted that there are many 'risk factors' for heart disease, many of which are lifestyle risk factors.
The risks of being overweight are many, ranging from painful feet and knees to coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. The vast majority of people who are overweight would like to weigh less, but we know that instead of the incidence of overweight and obesity decreasing, it is in fact increasing.
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