Fibromyalgia

Post polio literature has for many years, mentioned polio survivors experiencing fibromyalgia. In Western Australia we have been successfully treating this with large doses of supplemental magnesium chelate. Taking this with Vitamin C is helpful to control the pain and help absorption. Manganese stops the stiffness we get after sitting for a while. Magnesium, boronContinue reading “Fibromyalgia”

What should I take?

Cornflour to combat irritation

We already know cornflour is good for cooking – but what else can it do? Beware: most packets sold in the supermarket labelled “cornflour” are made from wheat. You may need to look carefully to find the effective version: made from corn or maize. Burns and sunburn Just dust cornflour onto burns or sunburn, orContinue reading “Cornflour to combat irritation”

What helps with joint problems

by Tessa Jupp, RN We have been using gelatine and borax to alleviate arthritis successfully for many years now but there are so many other ways that our bodies also need and use all of these nutrients we should be getting from the foods we eat. Each of us is a unique person and ourContinue reading “What helps with joint problems”

Pain management

Pain can be a very useful tool for our body to tell us that something is wrong, or that we need to protect ourselves. Pain signals from our hand when we accidentally touch the stove prevents a more serious burn. Pain signals from our sprained ankle encourage us to rest until healing has started. ButContinue reading “Pain management”

Dry eyes

Dry Eyes Explained We have had a disturbing number of people complaining of red, itchy, gritty or bloodshot eyes lately. Probably made worse by working on computers, watching TV, or just not getting enough sleep. Even more disturbing are the numbers who are sent to eye specialists for these problems and end up on umpteenContinue reading “Dry eyes”