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Male Pattern Baldness

Male Pattern Baldness

Male pattern baldness, or androgenetic alopecia, accounts for the majority of baldness in males. This condition has a heriditary predisposition, but is mainly caused by a hormone imbalance. Hair loss usually starts at the temples and the crown. The hair initially thins over a number of years before causing baldness. The hormone Testosterone, which is present in high...

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Natural Creams for Eczema

The Weleda Baby Skin Care range is an excellent selection of natural products that can be used on a daily basis for general skin care, nappy rash, dry skin and cradle cap. The range of creams, oils and lotions are based on the herb Calendula. Calendula is a powerful herb that has demonstrated natural healing and soothing properties, which makes it ideal for treating...

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Natural Remedies for a Sore Throat

Sore throats are one of the most common health conditions that affect people throughout the year. The usual symptoms are burning, swollen, scratchy, raw feeling at the back of the throat. Sore throats usually occur with a cough or cold. A reocurring sore throat may be an indication that the immune system needs support. For more information on supplements for...

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Homeopathic remedies for insomnia

Insomnia is defined as persistant sleeplessness. It is usually only a temporary condition, and is normally related to issues such as working long hours, smoking, stress, alcohol, prescription medication, diet, anxiety or grief. Other causes of insomnia are PMS, menopause, acidity or indigestion. The choice of homeopathic remedy will be dependent on the cause of the...

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Homeopathic treatments for Colic

Colic is a very common problem with infants and can start a few a weeks after birth. There a few possible causes such as a reaction to the mother’s breast milk, which may be because of the mother’s diet. Examples of foods that can trigger colic in breast fed infants are dairy products, wheat, citrus fruits chocolate, cabbage or spicy foods. It is also recommended to...

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Homeopathic treatment for nappy rash

Nappy rash affects up to a third of all nappy wearing babies and results in soreness and irritation around the nappy area. Many babies can benefit from homeopathic treatment for nappy rash. Nappy Rash is usually caused by the reaction of the baby’s skin to the urine and faeces that collect in their nappy. The baby’s buttock, thighs, and genitals can become red,...

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