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Coldness
What is it?
Exposure to cold, damp weather in inadequate clothing can lead to poor health. Old people and those immobilised by illness are particularly susceptible, and need warm clothes and properly heated accommodation if they are not to become victims of Hypothermia.
Symptoms:
Chill, cramp, chillblains, frostbite, hypothermia.
Conventional Practice:
Doctors agree that warm clothing and exercise will improve circulation. Hot meals and hot drinks taken at regular intervals will help. Those with serious circulation problems will be given drugs to open up blood vessels.
Alternative Treatments:
  Herbal Medicine
  The medicinal use of herbs is said to be as old as mankind itself. Tribes still use their traditional knowledge of plant and their healing properties passed on from generation to generation. The armies of slave workers who laboured to build the Egyptian pyramids took a daily ration of garlic to ward off the pestilential fevers and infections that were rife at the time. More Info
  Naturopathy
  Naturopathy has concentrated on helping the body to cure itself. It aims to do this by means of various therapies, chiropractic, diets and dieting, exercise, hydrotherapy, massage, osteopathy, relaxation and breathing, and yoga. It also encourages people to think positively in terms of good health. More Info
  Homoeopathy
  Homoeopathy aims to treat the whole person. Illness is seen as a sign of disharmony or inner imbalance. More Info
   



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