It is surprisingly common for people of all ages to have a fear of heights. This phobia is known as acrophobia.
When such a fear is experienced, it can also lead to anxiety and panic attacks. It is said that some three to six percent of people suffer from acrophobia and it is even considered normal for many to feel nervous and tense when high up - with young children and animals having an innate fear of falling.
We share more information about the symptoms and how you can help to overcome this phobia.
Scientists at the University College London in the UK have been doing research, finding that when bandages are infused with casein, which is a protein found in cow's milk and currently used as a weight-training supplement, can significantly speed up would healing when compared with normal dressings. But this is not the only natural remedy for wound healing, we also take a look at Manuka honey which has had a similar reputation for centuries.
You can suffer from coughs and colds at just about any time of the year and not only in the colder, winter months. But what can you do to help to treat them in a more natural way rather than resorting to pharmaceutical products from your local pharmacy?
Those varicose veins - and the pain and discomfort they bring - are basically caused by malfunctioning valves in your veins, valves that are unable to bring blood back to your heart effectively as they work against gravity.
We share natural ways to prevent and treat the symptoms of those tiresome varicose veins.