Medical Conditions and Illnesses Treated by Herbs
DIGESTIVE – Indigestion, dyspepsia, heartburn, gastritis, reflux oesophagitis, G.O.R.D. (Gastric Oesophageal Reflux Disease), hiatus hernia, excess wind, nausea (feeling of sickness or vomiting), poor appetite, food intolerance, thrush (candida), liver disorders, obesity, cholescystitis (inflammation of the gall bladder), gastritis, peptic uler, duodenal ulcer, cholelithiasis (gall-stones), travel sickness (motion or sea-sickness).
CARDIOVASCULAR – High blood pressure, Hypertension, low blood pressure, angina, cardiovascular health help in the prevention of heart attack (myocardial-infarct), treatment after coronaries to strengthen heart, full cholesterol and lipid profile, irregular heart-beats, palpitations, detection of heart-murmurs, circulation problems, varicose veins, phlebitis, thrombo-phlebitis, Cor-Pulmonale (fluid in the lungs), cold hands and feet, muscle cramps, headaches, atherosclerosis, claudication, vertigo, “pins-and-needles”(paraesthesia), leg ulcers, chilblains, haemorrhoids (piles), Raynaud’s Syndrome.
MUSCULO-SKELETAL – Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis, fibromyalgia, sacroiliac pain, sciatica, gout, inflamed joints, joint disease, painful fingers, poor grip, osteoporosis, ankylosing spondylitis, cramp, myalgia (muscle pains), Restless Leg Syndrome, fibrositis, cervical spondylitis.
ENDOCRINE – Thyroid problems, hormones, menopause, flushes, hot or clammy sweats, mood swings, water retention, water imbalance, stress, Addisons Disease, obesity, goitre, myxoedema, weight-loss, weight-gain, Pituitary imbalance, hyperglycaemia/hypoglycaemia (raised or lowered blood-sugar), irregular menstruation, alopecia, impotence, low sperm-counts, orchitis, vitiligo (loss of skin pigment or colour), nausea/sickness associated with pregnancy.
GYNAECOLOGICAL – polycystic ovaries, endometriosis, heavy periods, painful periods, ovulation, Pelvic Inflammation Disease, hormonal imbalances, fibroids, cystitis, Menopause, HRT and herbal replacement therapy, thrush (candida), irregular menstruation, infertility, lack of implantation, previous miscarriages, lack of libido, atrophic vaginitis, Interstitial Cystitis, uterine cramp, painful or swollen breasts, breast discharge, preparation for childbirth.
OTOLARYNGEAL (Ear Nose & Throat) – Colds, influenza, sore throats, tinnitus, nasal polyps, chronic catarrh, glue ear, ear infections, Epstein Barr Virus, Glandular Fever, tonsillitis, laryngitis, pharyngitis, gingivitis (inflamed gums and mouth), glossitis (sore tongue), aphthous ulceration (mouth ulcers), Lichen Planus, dizzy spells, vertigo, light-headedness, sinus pain, loss of taste, loss of smell, catarrhal deafness, ear wax (full syringing available), cold-sores.
GENITO-URINARY – Cystitis, Interstitial Cystitis, urinary frequency, dysuria (painful passing of urine), prostatitis – sluggish urination, leakage or drip after urination, frequent night visits, Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (enlargement of prostate), vaginitis, blood in the urine, kidney stones, incontinence, impotence, infertility, anti-sperm antibodies, premature ejaculation, poor libido, vaginal discharge, Non Specific Urethritis, thrush (candida), vulval inflammation, genital herpes or warts.
THE NERVOUS SYSTEM (Neurology) – Anxiety, depression, nervous tension, epilepsy, insomnia, neuralgia, Bell’s Palsy, Trigeminal Neuralgia, peripheral neuralgia, sciatica, paraesthesia (tingling), poor libido, fear of going out, dread of crowds, claustrophobia, panic attacks, stress, lack of “drive”, poor motivation, hopelessness, despair, dread of the future, lack of confidence, rejection, a feeling of guilt.
SOME OF THE CONDITIONS THAT WE HAVE TREATED OVER THE LAST 100 YEARS. ALL THE FOLLOWING ARE DOCUMENTED ON PATIENTS’ CASE RECORD CARDS AT
HYDES HERBAL CLINIC.
ALLERGIES & THE IMMUNE SYSTEM – Hayfever, sneezing, occupational allergy, contact allergy, rhinitis (continual running nose) Shingles (Herpes Zoster), post-vaccine reactions, allergies to house-dust-mite, animal fur, moulds, fungus, food; food intolerance, lymphoedema, immune problems, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, lymphadenopathy, Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome (“M.E.”), angioedma, continual colds, influenza, low resistance to infections, lymphatic insufficiency, (swollen ankle or foot.) Full orthodox blood tests and food allergy testing available to determine scientifically and reliably where a genuine ‘allergy’ exists.
ABDOMINAL – INTESTINAL – Irritable Bowel Syndrome, constipation, diarrhoea, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, mucus colitis, Crohn’s Disease, proctitis (sharp, penetrating pain in anus), anal pruritis (itching in rectum, anus and spreading as a rash in that area), bowel gas, bloating, abdominal pain, griping pain, colic, thrush, anal leakage (staining on underclothes), haemorrhoids (sore, itching piles, sometimes bleeding causes blood on paper). (N.B. Any anal bleeding should be investigated), fermentation (production of gas)
DERMATOLOGICAL – Eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, fungal infections, warts, abscesses, Mollusum Contagiosum, Erythema- Pigmentosum, Pityriasis Lichenoides, acne alba, acne nigra, adolescent acne, cheloid acne, ulcers, furunculosis, ring worm, urticaria, angioedema, Epidermolysis Bullosa, urticaria (“hives”, “nettle rash”, “wheals”), dermatitis, skin reactions, allergies.
PAEDIATRICS – asthma, allergy, bed wetting, sleeplessness, streptococcal/staphyloccal infections, veruccas, (warts-Human Papilloma Virus), hyperactivity, ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), recurrent infections, failure to “thrive”, tonsillitis, glue-ear, “tummy aches”, croup, childhood infections, whooping cough, griping pains, colic, poor appetite, behavioural problems, diarrhoea, constipation.
HAEMATOLOGY – Haemochromatosis, anaemia, thrombosis (full, detailed orthodox blood tests available).
RESPIRATORY – Asthma, Bronchitis, bronchial catarrh, chronic catarrh, chronic bronchitis, pleurisy, viscous phlegm, discoloured phlegm, breathlessness (on exertion or going up steps or hills), wheezes, rattles, recurrent cough, crackles in chest, “smoker’s cough”, congestion at night or early-morning, history of bronchitis, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis, Cryptogenic Fibrosing Alveolitis, emphysema, sarcoidosis, chronic destructive airways disease (COPD or COAD)
MENTO-EMOTIONAL – Aspergers Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anorexia, Insomnia, phobias, agoraphobia, claustrophobia, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, self-analysis, fear of failure, personality disorders, guilt, childhood abuse, anger.
AGE-RELATED PROBLEMS – Poor memory, Transient Ischaemic Attacks, cerebral ischaemia, stroke recovery, stroke prevention, tinnitus, poor circulation, angina, breathlessness, poor sleep patterns.
GENERAL HEALTH & WELLBEING – Exhaustion, tiredness, poor stamina, conjunctivitis, “heavy-limbs”, light-headedness, disorientation, inability to cope with noise, lack of normal appetite, tearfulness, anger, involuntary muscle-twitches, thick or “fuzzy”-heads, skin sensitivity, poor concentration, exertional weariness, disinterest, poor self-esteem, no real “point” in life, hopelessness.
DON’T GIVE UP, DON’T “LEARN TO LIVE WITH IT”, WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU.
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