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Xenoestrogens

Posted on February 11, 2017 at 11:55 PM Comments comments (1)

What are Xenoestrogens?

“Xeno” literally means foreign. Therefore xenoestrogen translates to mean foreign oestrogens. They are also called “environmental hormones” or endocrine disrupting compounds (EDC).


How Do They Work?

By binding to and disrupting hormone receptors, including oestrogen, androgen, progesterone and thyroid receptors. Leading to an imbalance in normal hormone levels. Evidence is steadily growing that they are responsible...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis - Natural Treatments

Posted on November 5, 2016 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (70)

Introduction:

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, progressive disease which causes inflammation in the joints, resulting in reduced mobility and painful deformities. The exact cause is still unknown but genetic and environmental factors are thought to contribute. The inflammation and production of pro-inflammatory cytokines causes the synovium, which lines the inside of joints, to thicken, especially in the wrists, fingers, feet, and ankles. Over time, the cartilage and elast...

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