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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is in your gut, not your head

Research by Cornell University in America has identified consistent differences in gut bacteria and inflammatory markers in the blood of people with chronic fatigue syndrome compared to those without the syndrome. This gives weight to the idea that CFS is really not in your head after all, but in your body. The study looked at 48 CFS sufferers and 39 healthy controls. There was less diversity of gut bacteria and also less of the bacteria known to have an anti-inflammatory effect in the CFS sufferers. At the same time, the researchers discovered specific markers of inflammation in the blood - thought to be due to a ‘leaky gut’ from intestinal problems that allows intestinal bacteria to get into the blood. This will trigger a heightened immune...


The Eyes are the Windows to Your Soul

More appropriately, that should be: ‘the iris is the window to your soul’!    From earliest times, the eyes have been used to tell us more about their owners:  The Chinese found certain health tendencies from the size, shape and set of the eyes; in the Ayurvedic tradition, eye colour is part of a person’s constitution.  Even as far back as ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics, there are pictures pointing to the iris with what looks like a magnifying device.  The iris is the coloured part of your eye and can tell a skilled practitioner a lot about your health.  It is a diagnostic tool that many naturopaths and iridologists use, in addition to other methods, when delving deeper into the causes of your health problems. So what...