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Cascara Sagrada Bark Side Effects and Complications

Cascara sagrada bark is a common ingredient in colon cleansers, often reported to promote ‘detoxification of the colon’. In actuality, cascara sagrada is a powerful stimulant laxative, which initiates fecal elimination by triggering contractions in the colon. Cascara sagrada bark has numerous side effects and contraindications, all which affect colon, stomach and liver function. This…

101 Things You Need to Know About Herpes

1. Genital herpes is caused by two forms of the herpes simplex viruses: HSV-1 or HSV-2. 2. Most oral herpes is caused by HSV-1, and most genital herpes is caused by HSV-2. 3. Most people do not show signs or symptoms from HSV-1 or HSV-2 infection. 4. at least 45 million people ages 12 and…

Treating Candida Infections with Colloidal Silver

Candida infections are the most common fungal infections that affect humans. Candida is the name for a group of yeasts (a type of fungus) that commonly infect the skin. The name ‘Candida’ refers to the white color of the organisms in culture. It is a normal inhabitant of the human digestive tract from early infancy,…

Food Allergy and Stuttering Link

With reasons being unknown about the cause of stuttering, there is a theory going around which states the connection between food allergies and stuttering. According to this notion, the allergy to certain foods causes the sympathetic nervous system to be activated rather than the para-sympathetic nervous system. As a result, what follows is an increase…

Effects of Bulimia Nervosa

Effects of bulimia can be divided into long term and short term side effects. Also you can then subdivide the side effects of bulimia to correspond with the system or the organs bulimia affects: e.g. psychological problems, mental, gastro-intestinal, cardio-vascular system, kidney, skin, bones and hormonal problems. Now, let’s look precisely at each of them…

How Could H Pylori Make You Feel Tired?

H. pylori may cause, or at least contribute to, many symptoms outside the digestive system of infected people. These symptoms are known as ‘extragastric manifestations’ of H pylori. Research is uncovering associations with more and more extragastric symptoms and diseases. Some of the most common symptoms include: Depression & anxiety Low energy / fatigue Lethargy…

Emotionally Unavailable, Irresistible and Fabulous

Females are taught from birth, that men are supposed to be the pursuers, while women are supposed to be coy, quiet, and apprehensive. As nature has made us, women tend to be sexually selective and play hard to get, while men fight each other for the reproductive opportunities we offer them in order to make…