Vitamins and minerals

Here is a quick guide to symptoms and potential remedies. Vitamins include Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), B3, B6, B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K Minerals include Boron/Borax, Chromium, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Selenium, Zinc. There are also Essential fatty acids and essential peptides (Carnitine, Choline, Gelatine, Glutamine, Taurine, Tyrosine). ThereContinue reading “Vitamins and minerals”

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”

Manganese

If you think Muscles when you think Magnesium, then think Tendons and Manganese. Have you ever found you are stiff initially, getting out of bed or from sitting too long – in a chair, in the car, wherever? Does it take a while to get moving again? No – it is NOT just because youContinue reading “Manganese”

Magnesium

Could one of the symptoms of magnesium deficiency be anxiety?  Magnesium is also an impressive infection fighter. It is needed for our cells to synthesise proteins, enable nerve impulses, and efficient muscle function. Magnesium intake is at a low amongst Americans and Australians and it’s believed that this is, in part, due to a major shift fromContinue reading “Magnesium”

Balance and exercises

How good is your balance? Most people don’t find it difficult to walk across a gravel driveway, transition from walking on a footpath to grass, up a gentle slope or get out of bed in the middle of the night. But for polios and other people axing with impaired balance, such activities can be extremelyContinue reading “Balance and exercises”

Deteriorating vision

Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), is a medical condition which may result in blurred or no vision in the centre of the visual field. Early on there are often no symptoms. It is important to seek professional help from an optometrist, but it is worth considering dietary changes to support your vision as well. The visual changes for CataractsContinue reading “Deteriorating vision”

March 2021 Newsletter

Margaret Peel on Polio: Late effects of polio – the basics: Should I have the COVID vaccine? Vitamin supplements needed for coronavirus: “Every Second Child” by Archie Kalokerinos – on Vit C need when having vaccines: Vit C – why we need: Sore feet? – try peppermint oil! Keratin – what is it? Poor sleepContinue reading “March 2021 Newsletter”

Alerts

This is a page of links to several diverse alerts which have been saved as PDFs, on topics ranging from anaesthetics, cardiac medications, and a medical alert card. Anaesthetics and polio. Anesthesia Concerns for the Polio Survivor. Beta-blockers and Carnitine – post polio. Bruno on Cholesterol. Deadly Pain medications. Dental and anaesthetic cautions – Bruno.Continue reading “Alerts”