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Glenda Basil is a qualified naturopath, medical herbalist and homeopath with 17 years experience. She’s regularly on radio offering health advice and naturopathic education. Call the nzpurehealth Naturopathic helpline or email us via the website question section with your query and Glenda can help. She has a special interest in helping with stress and fatigue disorders.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) this is a condition characterized by the primary symptom of a prolonged, persistent debilitating fatigue, not relieved by rest an READ MORE
Depression is a common problem that affects men and women of all ages, as well as children and teens. READ MORE
Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. Glucose comes from the READ MORE
Get yourself ready for summer with relief from joint pain. Green Lipped Mussel is not just a local New Zealand delicacy, it's also a powerful source of Omega-3, READ MORE
Heart disease is a term used to refer to diseases of the heart and blood vessel system. A more correct term is “cardiovascular diseases“, and includes such READ MORE
High blood pressure is a blood pressure reading of 140/90 mmHg or higher. Both numbers are important. Once high blood pressure develops, it usually lasts a life READ MORE
When you have high cholesterol, it means you have excess cholesterol circulating in your bloodstream. This isn't a disease in itself, but it may lead to serious READ MORE
Inflammation is a process in which the body’s white blood cells and chemicals can protect us from infection and foreign substances such as bacteria and viruse READ MORE
Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a problem that affects mainly the bowel, which is also called the large intestine. The bowel is the part of the digestive s READ MORE
Leaky Gut Syndrome - LGS is a possibly unpleasant sounding name but it describes a gut which is inflamed and has got very porous, (much more porous than it shou READ MORE
Psoriasis is a recurrent skin condition that affects around 2% of the population in the UK. In simple terms, it is only an acceleration of the usual replacement READ MORE
The purpose of the immune system is to keep infectious microorganisms, such as certain bacteria, viruses, and fungi, out of the body, and to destroy any infecti READ MORE
Arthritis, also called rheumatism is the generic name given to over 100 different but related conditions, which affect our joints. All these conditions share th READ MORE

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