Natural Health

Natural health with Megan Sheppard: Weight loss

Q. A few years back, you mentioned a supplement that you found very effective for weight-loss. 

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How to naturally deal with iron deficiency

Can you please recommend any natural iron supplements? I find the usual ones to be very constipating.

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Natural health with Megan Sheppard

Three children have been sent home with chickenpox at my daughter’s childcare, so I am keeping her home to be on the safe side. What symptoms should I watch for?

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Natural health with Megan Sheppard

A friend, who is about 68, has been using natural therapies for prostate cancer quite successfully for the past year, but recently had his PSA levels tested and they are creeping up again. 

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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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