Monthly Archives: September 2013

Critics claim antidepressants are being handed out like sweets. Now a Daily Mail shocking experiment uncovers… The proof doctors are doling out happy pills to anyone who asks… but there IS a natural alternative!

Article in the Daily Mail by Chloe Lambert. Within ten minutes of telling her GP that she  was feeling anxious and was sleeping badly, Nicky Manning was walking out of the  consulting room with a prescription for antidepressants. Not only … Continue reading

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The herb of the month is……..Devil’s Claw!!!

     Is your back pain a pain in the neck? Or you tend to have general aches and pains in your joints? Fed up with taking painkillers an want to try something natural? You are at the right place! … Continue reading

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Schwabe launches new Facebook page, new sleeping aid AND fantastic Autumn offers!

Schwabe Pharma is pleased to announce….. – Schwabe Pharma UK Facebook page so that you can keep up with what’s going on in the world of herbal medicine. Take a look by visiting – A unique combination of Valerian … Continue reading

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Happy pills are linked to a higher risk of diabetes: Antidepressants can cause weight gain, leading to condition

Article in Daily Mail by Sophie Borland – Researchers say the risk is for all antidepressants, not just some types – The pills could put hundreds of thousands at risk of type 2 diabetes – The increased risk could be … Continue reading

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Is tummy trouble keeping your child out of school? It could be Irritable Bowel Syndrome….

Article in the Daily Mail by Sandra Walsh – 24th September 2013 – The underlying cause of IBS is unknown, but stress can be a trigger – One in three adults will suffer from it at some point… – And … Continue reading

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Are you prepared for “Empty Nest Syndrome”? Kids off to Uni?

Content from Empty-nest syndrome is the name given to a psychological condition that can affect parents (most commonly women) around the time that their children leave home. Because so many people feel they suffer from this condition, the charity … Continue reading

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How your emotions can affect your health – this week: Sadness

Article from Daily Mail by Chloe Lambert All in the Mind People who are depressed or under psychological stress have weaker immune systems and a worse response to vaccinations, according to a study from the University of Nottingham. This is … Continue reading

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