Natural Remedies For Hyperhidrosis

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Excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, is a medical condition that affects approximately 3 percent of the adult population. Hyperhidrosis affects mostly the palms, feet, underarms and face and yet only half of the people affected seek treatment.

Causes of hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis is thought to arise as a result of the over-activity of the sympathetic nervous system or perhaps due to an underlying medical condition. The sympathetic nervous system normally functions to respond to localised changes; an example of this is increased sweating as a result of an increase in temperature. Read More…

Are All Multivitamins The Same?

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According to the latest research, large numbers of the population take some sort of a multivitamin on a daily basis. There is a great deal of discussion on the subject of whether vitamin supplementation is a good idea or even if they are necessary. There is no doubt that in general multivitamin supplementation can help to promote optimal health and support the immune system.

Are multivitamin supplements really necessary?

In my opinion, a multivitamin supplement is absolutely imperative no matter how healthy you are or even how well you eat. Our bodies require vitamins and minerals constantly to run efficiently and effectively. Most of these vitamins can be obtained from a well balanced healthy diet, however because of poor soil quality and modern farming practices, many of the nutrients are not present in the soil and hence not in the foods. Most of us also lead a hectic lifestyle which often means readily prepared meals or regular fast food meals which are often devoid of nutrients and are often laden with artery clogging oils and fats. Read More…

Shake Up Your Sedentary Lifestyle

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Did you know that between 60 and 70 percent of the world’s population lead a sedentary lifestyle. It has been reported that over a quarter of the adults in England were classified as obese with over 20 percent of the UK respondents reporting that they took walks of at least twenty minutes ‘less than once a year or never’. Unlike our ancestors who led an active lifestyle of hunting and gathering food, the 21st century lifestyle is predominantly sedentary with a lot of free time spent watching the television or using the computer, often accompanied with snacks such as crisps and chocolate. If you fit into this category then it is time to shake up your sedentary lifestyle and to start incorporating beneficial exercise and activities into your lifestyle.

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