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Easy As ABC – Topical Vitamins For Your Skin

January 15, 2016

Taking vitamins and minerals orally has been shown to provide a vast number of health benefits. However if we want to have optimum results for the skin – think acne or anti ageing, it is time to consider alternate methods of delivery by applying some vitamins and minerals directly on to the skin.

On occasion oral ingestion is not as effective at increasing skin concentrations of vitamins and mineral as their absorption is limited by the active transport mechanisms in the gut.

The vitamins A, C, E, B3 and the mineral magnesium have all been shown to have considerable therapeutic effect when applied topically, especially in regards to acne and anti-ageing.

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Stool Analysis – Providing a Spotlight on Gastrointestinal Health

December 1, 2015

While it may be uncomfortable for many of us to discuss, stool analysis has become a very important tool to determine a wide range of gastro intestinal conditions.

Stool Analysis provides an overview of the components of digestion, absorption, intestinal function and microbial flora as well as pathogenic bacteria, parasites and yeasts.

By indicating a poor digestive function and imbalanced gut flora a number of health conditions can be better understood and more tailored treatment protocols can be implemented.

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It’s Painful, It’s Ugly… It’s a Cold Sore

November 24, 2014

Many of us suffer from a common enemy; the dreaded cold sore.

Challenged immune system, cold days with brutal winds combined with daily life stresses can create the perfect storm for these tingling and painful little eruptions.

Emed offers some useful lifestyle, herbal and nutritional tips for minimising the impact of cold sores this season.

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