My marathon

By Tina Gale May 4, 2013 was the date for this year’s Rotorua Marathon;  an annual event in which competitors run around the beautiful lake from which the city of Rotorua takes its name.  We were lucky to have a wonderful day weather-wise, with a nice temperature and...

A document about this naturally-derived medication which may be used to treat interstitial cystitis, and other conditions, will posted posted on this link in the next few days.  Please check back if this is a topic that interests you.  Thank you. Click here to download the document.   ... Read More | Share it now!

Pentosan polysulphate: A medicine made from beech bark

A document about this naturally-derived medication which may be used to treat interstitial cystitis, and other conditions, will posted posted on this link in the next few days.  Please check back if this is a topic that interests you.  Thank you. Click here to download the document.   ... Read More | Share it now!

A Herbal Life By Wendy Kendall   Creating natural potions was one of my favorite childhood pastimes. Whether it was from various plants, flowers, leaves and seeds from my mother’s abundant garden, or from various items in our bathroom (my mother never kept anything toxic there!), I loved mixing natural substances together to make something “magic”. I was a flower child of the late 1960’s,... Read More | Share it now!

A Herbal Life

A Herbal Life By Wendy Kendall   Creating natural potions was one of my favorite childhood pastimes. Whether it was from various plants, flowers, leaves and seeds from my mother’s abundant garden, or from various items in our bathroom (my mother never kept anything toxic there!), I loved mixing natural substances together to make something “magic”. I was a flower child of the late 1960’s, and... Read More | Share it now!

Editor’s Introduction   This article, contributed by Philip Tomlinson recounts how he and his family worked together to help his elderly mother recover metastacised cancer. The story illustrates the importance of making a commitment to health after a cancer diagnosis – and how invaluable family member’s love and practical support are in the recovery process. How My Mother Recovered from... Read More | Share it now!

How My Mother Recovered from “Terminal” Cancer with Wheatgrass Juice

Editor’s Introduction   This article, contributed by Philip Tomlinson recounts how he and his family worked together to help his elderly mother recover metastacised cancer. The story illustrates the importance of making a commitment to health after a cancer diagnosis – and how invaluable family member’s love and practical support are in the recovery process. How My Mother Recovered from... Read More | Share it now!

Editor’s note:  This is the story of how symptoms caused by an undiagnosed urinary tract infection (UTI) were mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease, leading  to the prescription of the drug Haloperidol – which in turn caused life threatening side effects.  It is crucial reading for anyone with elderly friends or relatives.   “Hell”operidol and Back   April 2010 … was a life changing... Read More | Share it now!

Urinary Tract Infection Mistaken for Alzheimer’s

Editor’s note:  This is the story of how symptoms caused by an undiagnosed urinary tract infection (UTI) were mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease, leading  to the prescription of the drug Haloperidol – which in turn caused life threatening side effects.  It is crucial reading for anyone with elderly friends or relatives.   “Hell”operidol and Back   April 2010 … was a life changing year for us... Read More | Share it now!

If you would like to contribute a story, please contact the Editor at the Contact Us page.   Editor’s introduction: This article was contributed by Pam Brukx who shares her story of how she embarked on a quest to determine what was causing her chronic tinnitus – and the surprising conclusion she reached after years of carefully observing her condition and keeping a diary of her symptoms.  Please note... Read More | Share it now!

Is Tinnitus Perhaps Nature’s Gift?

If you would like to contribute a story, please contact the Editor at the Contact Us page.   Editor’s introduction: This article was contributed by Pam Brukx who shares her story of how she embarked on a quest to determine what was causing her chronic tinnitus – and the surprising conclusion she reached after years of carefully observing her condition and keeping a diary of her symptoms.  Please note... Read More | Share it now!