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Nearly Half Of Australians Have A Chronic Illness

Tracy Bowden and Amy Donaldson write about the rise of chronic illnesses in Australia and the key factors to prevent the onset of these health conditions.

“We know that people with lower socio-economic means are more likely to have health risk factors, and are more likely to die early from chronic disease…..we know the wealthy communities do a lot better. Not only do they have fewer risk factors, they have less chronic disease and much greater access to health care.”

The Importance of Maintaining Good Hygiene

The BBC explains the importance of being vigilant on maintaining good hygiene to prevent infections.

“In a survey of 2,000 people, 23% thought children needed to be exposed to harmful germs to build up their immune systems.
But experts behind the report said this was “a potentially harmful belief” which could lead to exposure to some dangerous infections.”

How To Treat An Urinary Tract Infection With Nutrition

Dr Joseph Mercola explains what is a urinary tract infection and how to treat this using good nutritional advice.

“Women have a higher risk of getting urinary tract infections than men, with an 8-to-1 ratio. An average of 50% to 60% of women will suffer from a UTI at least once in their life and, by age 24, 1 in 3 will have a UTI that will require antibiotic treatment.”

Six Ways To Deal With Anxiety Naturally

Amy Myers, MD shares her expertise on how to manage anxiety with natural drug free solutions.

“Anxiety does a lot more than just make you worry. Left untreated, the chronic stress of anxiety has been linked to dozens of health conditions. They include headaches, migraines, digestive issues, and heart attacks as well as adrenal fatigue, insomnia, advanced aging, and a plethora of autoimmune diseases.”

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