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ACE Inhibitors are a commonly prescribed medication for lowering blood pressure. But developing a cough is a common side-effect for up to 35% of people taking this medication. 

Jul 28, 17

Antioxidants are well known for their health benefits. Often derived from plants, they come in the form of phytochemicals that protect the plant from external damage in their environment.

Jul 24, 17

We are led to beleive that the Flu Vaccine is the only choice when it comes to prevention of Influenza, when in fact, there's mounting evidence Vitamin D is another reputable choice. 

Jul 17, 17
Chronic cough

The important antioxidant N-acetylcysteine is at the centre of an expanding field of research investigating its benefits in chronic and persistent infections.

Jul 10, 17
Herbal medicine olive leaf on wooden background

Herbal substances such as echinacea, andrographis, astragalus, elecampane, olive leaf, ​elder and thyme are often used to support immunity. Just like the complexity of the immune system, the specific mechanisms of action of these herbs on immune activity is heterogeneous and complex.

Jul 03, 17
Vitamin D and food

Most of us have heard of vitamin D, but did you know that it needs other vitamins and minerals to do its job properly in the body? Read on to find out which ones, what they do, and how you can make sure you’re helping this important vitamin to work as best it can!

Jun 26, 17
Thyroid disorders

Autoimmune conditions are complex disease states, and autoimmune thyroid diseases represent the most prevalent form of autoimmune disease throughout the population. Belinda Reynolds delves deeper into the key immune alterations of these illnesses, and explains the role of specific nutrients in beneficially modifying innate and adaptive immune responses.

Jun 19, 17

While most of us have felt a sense of perpetual fatigue at some stage, usually during a stressful period in our lives, there are those amongst us who wake up every day feeling as though they haven’t slept a wink.

Jun 13, 17

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