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Croupy cough

  Croup is a type of a viral laryngitis caused by a parainfluenza virus (yes, the same family as the Flu) which tends to affect children under the age of 5, especially those suffering from asthma, hay fever or any other allergies. Croup is characterised by a hollow, barking cough, hoarseness and noisy breathing. It can be accompanied by a

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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive degenerative disorder which affects the neurons responsible for motor skills; resulting in shaking, difficulty with walking, movement and coordination. Harmonious work of the nervous system depends upon the balanced action and information exchange between its cells (neurons). Neurons use special messenger molecules, called neurotransmitters, in order to rely information between each other. So far we

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Turmeric

Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is a member of the Zingiberaceae family, just like ginger! It’s a perennial herb native to India, from where it has spread to be known all over the world both as a medicinal herb and a popular spice. In Ayurvedic medicine, Turmeric is considered as a cleanser of the whole body and used specifically in the treatment

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