Natural Health

Natural health with Megan Sheppard

I suspect I am gluten intolerant, as I have trouble with bloating, headaches, tiredness, brain fog, and generally feeling awful after I eat anything like bread or cakes.

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Natural health with Megan Sheppard: Scabies and Pancytopenia

My daughter has contracted scabies, and I am at a loss as to how we get rid of them for good. Please help.

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Natural health with Megan Sheppard

I am suffering from a bout of mastitis for the second time this month. My son is only three months old, but he is my third child, so I don’t understand why I am having a problem this time around. Please help.

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Megan Sheppard: Dealing naturally with dandruff

My husband has a problem with dandruff. It is not excessive, but it is persistent.

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Natural health with Megan Sheppard

Are there proven benefits to taking a sauna? I find it good for arthritis, but I have been told that it can be bad for your health if you have heart troubles.

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Natural health with Megan Sheppard

Q. I have just been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis. I am 32 years-old and have been told there is no cure for this. 

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Natural health with Megan Sheppard

Q. I plan on having my mercury fillings removed and would like some advice as to the best protocol. 

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Natural Health: I’ve tried everything to cure psoriasis

Q. It seems to get worse during stressful times, and also when I am pregnant.

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Natural Health: Getting more omega-3s into your body

Q. I have been told that I need to take more omega-3s and was wondering if LSA or flaxseeds are enough, or do I need to take fish as well? I would rather not take a supplement.

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Natural remedies for rashes

I have an ugly rash on my face, just at the lower corner, it gets very sore and itchy. I’ve tried all the over-the-counter creams to no avail. What do you suggest?

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Megan Sheppard: Natural health

Q. My four-month-old baby seems to have a blocked nose. She is happy and doesn’t have a temperature or seem uncomfortable but I am worried. What should I do?

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Natural health: the benefits of detoxing

I have a friend who tells me detoxification is a load of bunk, and that if we were to truly store all of these toxins in our bodies then we would die from poisoning at a young age.

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Take cinnamon to maintain good health

Q. My neighbour has been taking cinnamon, as you recommended, for his diabetes, and making changes to his diet and lifestyle in general. 

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Natural medicine to ease painful intercourse

I am 65 years old and recently sexual intercourse has become too painful to bear. 

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Natural Health: Hangover remedies

Do you know of a natural remedy that really works for a hangover?

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Natural health: coconut oil and weight loss

Is coconut oil actually good for weight loss, or is this just wishful thinking? I would appreciate your opinion.

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Nature’s cure for insect bites, grazes and cuts

Is there a cream or ointment that can be used for small injuries, such as insect bites, grazes or cuts? 

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Health clinic: Gestational diabetes and Polycystic ovary syndrome

QUESTION: I AM 22 weeks into my first pregnancy and have put on weight quickly – 5kgs. My mother had gestational diabetes during both her pregnancies and I am worried this might happen to me.

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Megan Sheppard: MRSA and natural mouthwash

Can you please recommend a good natural mouthwash?

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