Musings on WiFi, Having the Lurgy, Latest Developments and the Horses

We are still experiencing ongoing technical issues here on the Blorenge mountain – ie we haven’t yet been connected to the internet, so I’ve been relying on cafés, trains and the local library, where I can.  We’ve been given a new start date of 26 November, so fingers crossed! Despite the frustrations of being offline…

Curcumin – Biological and Medicinal Properties

This hasn’t been written by John Osborne, but he wanted it published for educational purposes.   This Extract is taken with permission, from: CURCUMIN – BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICINAL PROPERTIES, Bharat B. Aggarwal, Indra D.Bhatt, Haruyo Ichikawa, Kwang Seok Ahn, Gautham Sethi, Santosh K. Sandur, Chitra Natarajan, Navindra Seeram and Shishir Shishodia. July 2006.   CURCUMIN…

Sickle Cell Anaemia

The treatment is often a problem! I received an email the other day where a kind friend had made the link between a poor lady who suffers from Sickle Cell Anaemia and me because, the sufferer says “the drugs they give me make me feel so bad. I want to find an alternative”.  Luckily for…

Gout

Gout is usually characterized by recurrent attacks of inflammatory arthritis—a red, tender, hot, and swollen joint being the signs to watch. Pain typically comes on rapidly, often in less than twelve hours. The joint at the base of the big toe is affected in about half of cases. It may also result in tophi, kidney…

Ninon The Pony Has a Tale To Tell

How Laminitis, Arthritis and Neglect Can be Reversed In Horses. The tale of Ninon, a truly brave animal, who fought laminitis and arthritis to finally succumb to an untreatable deformation may encourage animal lovers everywhere to go the “natural remedy route”. This is a tale of determination by the pony and her saviour. My wife,…

My Top 8 Natural Ways to Reduce Arthritis Pain

There are two main types of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the joint cartilage wears away and rheumatoid arthritis is a result of the inflammation of the synovial membrane that eventually leads to bone loss. Both are quite common and very painful. They affect the normal lifestyle of the person in several…