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Auto immune disorders are medical conditions which cause over activity or low levels of activity of the immune system. When autoimmune disorders affect an individual the body attacks and damages its tissues. In these cases the immune system starts to produce antibodies instead of fighting infections. Some common examples of auto immune disorders include rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes and psoriasis. After a recent research on women’s health experts have concluded that the underlying cause for most of the chronic illnesses are the auto immune disorders.

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Naturopathy is the buzzword today. What makes natural health care therapy different from the rest is that it aims at treating the root cause of your illness besides addressing the symptoms. As it is a completely natural and drug free treatment it is preferred by most. You can use naturopathy to rectify the initial condition and maintain wellness. This treatment is suitable for both children and adults. Usually naturopathy is used to treat health conditions which range from allergies, arthritis, chronic fatigue, high blood pressure to insomnia.

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The digestive problems which we witness may be hard to discuss in polite company as a result of which we suffer one of these common problems in silence. Digestive difficulties force us to make frequent visits to the clinic and may at times lead to hospitalization. Digestive disorders encompass conditions which affect the gastrointestinal tract, the mouth and the anus. The severity of the disorders may vary from a mild heartburn to a life-threatening disease. These disorders may affect individuals of all age groups. However, they occur more frequently in older individuals.

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Problems related to the menstrual cycle are many. For an effective treatment plan it is necessary that you maintain a calendar and a journal to keep track of the menstrual cycle. Affecting at least 10% of women PMS or pre-menstrual syndrome encompasses fatigue and mild cramps. These problems disappear when the periods begin. However at times more serious issues too may develop. Both heavy and light menstrual cycles are not normal. Moreover, absence of a cycle also needs immediate attention. Being a woman it is important that you stay in tune with your body and consult the doctor when need arises.

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The functions of the male reproductive system are many. From ensuring fertility to supporting sexual well-being, a man’s reproductive system plays a crucial role. It is not uncommon for a man to witness problems related to the reproductive system. Usually most of the problems can be treated if detected early. However some problems may lead to serious consequences if left untreated. It is necessary that you get in touch with your family doctor if you witness any of the problems mentioned below. This primer throws light on some of the common issues which a man might experience.

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Cold and flu symptoms bring along with them a world of misery. Adopting the natural wholistic therapy is one of the best ways to treat cold and flu. If you need quick relief from sore throat, aches, chills or nasal congestion, it is wise to adopt the natural remedies. If you are suffering from flu, ensure that you keep yourself hydrated. If you have vomiting or diarrhea, it is necessary that you increase your fluid intake. For sore throat herbal tea with honey is the perfect cure. If you experience nausea, small sips of the liquid may help besides soothing the throat.

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The term “naturopathy” has nature in it. So as the name suggest, Naturopathy is a treatment which is a perfect blend of modern scientific knowledge with traditional and herbal healers. Naturopathy treatment targets to boost the natural healing power of a human body, and treat the underlying cause of ailment.

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Inflammation is a condition which is caused by the white blood cells that release chemicals in the blood stream to fight foreign bodies. This in turn causes blood flow in the areas which lead to swelling and redness. You may witness symptoms of common diseases like cancer, heart disease or auto immune disease when you make pro-inflammatory choices in life. Inflammatory conditions can be painful for the individuals who experience it. Arthritis is another common example of an inflammatory disease. It is important that you take immediate action when the red flag for chronic inflammation shows up.

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A grumbling stomach can be very embarrassing. You might regret the food you chose at last night’s party. At times an upset stomach may have a direct correlation with the food you consumed. However frequent recurrences of the medical condition indicate a graver problem. If the stomach upset which you are experiencing is mild you may not require medical intervention. Food intolerance can manifest itself in the form of an upset stomach. If you are intolerant to gluten, protein or lactose and happen to consume any of these you may witness an upset stomach.

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Smoking causes serious health hazards. In this world there are millions of smokers and the numbers are increasing day by day. The nicotine present in the cigarette feels like it is very addictive. There is lots of research indicating that smoking can cause cancer.  The smoking habit is very addictive which makes it difficult for the smokers to quit it. Besides this there is thousands of other chemicals people inhale while smoking which causes many changes in our body. People who are long time smokers are more prone to lung disorders, alterations to their voice and dry wrinkly skin.

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