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Managing Asthma – Your Step by Step Guide

March 9, 2016

Asthma can be a frightening condition to experience and horrible to witness.

One in ten people in Australia has asthma and it affects people of all ages.

In conjunction with intelligent application of conventional medicine and natural therapies, asthmas impact can be managed.

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Do You Have IBS? You May Be Vitamin D Deficient

December 30, 2015

A large proportion of people living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are vitamin D deficient, a new study has found.

The British study, which is the first of its kind, found that out of 51 IBS patients tested 82 per cent exhibited insufficient vitamin D levels.

Vitamin D level testing should be undertaken in cases of IBS and supplementation should be part of the treatment protocol in cases of a likely deficiency.

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Forget The Calcium – Osteo-cise Brings Strong Bones for Life

October 23, 2015

We have all heard how essential calcium and vitamin D are in maintaining bone density especially as we age and conditions such as osteoporosis become more likely to develop.

A university in Victoria has demonstrated that including impact exercise like jumping or skipping alongside should be included in a treatment protocol.

This, alongside proper nutrition and supplementation improves function and reduces the risk of fractures by enhancing muscle strength and power.

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MS and the Sunlight Vitamin

April 8, 2015

In ground breaking investigations into MS and vitamin D, an Australian/ New Zealand research team have concluded that where you grow up is influential in the probability of developing MS.

The less sunlight in a region the more likely a person will develop MS!

Now in 2015, a world first Australian trial of vitamin D supplements is underway to see if it can help stop the progression of MS.

 

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It’s D-lightful, It’s D-licious, It’s D-lovely

April 2, 2015

Vitamin D is a vital nutrient required by your body for a wide range of jobs, such as helping to boost your immunity so you are less likely to end up in bed feeling sick; playing a role in mood modulation – helping you feel good; and supporting your physical structure – making your bones and muscles strong.

Emed offers vitamin D in a variety of forms that will suit any age or requirement: drops, capsules and sprays.

Contact us today to discover how we can help you with your vitamin D status.

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Heart Disease

July 23, 2014

Two important articles have been released that indicate vitamin D deficiency is an independent risk factor for heart disease with lower levels of vitamin D being associated with a higher presence and severity of coronary artery disease (CAD).

The research results suggest vitamin D deficiency to be the cause rather than the consequence of atherosclerosis.

The findings from this research support that people will benefit from vitamin D supplementation, a diet containing vitamin D rich foods and moderate exercise to reduce the risk in developing heart disease.

 

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