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Stories by Tracey-Ann Brown

Published:Wednesday | December 27, 2017 | 12:00 AMTracey-Ann Brown

After a very stressful and tiring Christmas period, many will find themselves especially looking forward to catching up on some much-needed rest. While most people recognise that they function and feel much better when they are well rested, the...

Published:Wednesday | May 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMTracey-Ann Brown

Ever wondered about easy ways to treat everyday health upsets. Here are a few remedies used in both Jamaican and Chinese traditional medicine.DIGESTIVE AIDGinger teaGinger can be used to ease nausea and bloating. Cut the fresh ginger root into...

Published:Friday | August 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMTracey-Ann Brown

Menopause is the natural termination of the menstrual cycle and reproductive years, usually occurring between age 48 to 55. At this time the ovaries start making less oestrogen and...

Published:Wednesday | July 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMTracey-Ann Brown

A sports injury is an injury to the bones or soft tissue (ligaments, muscles, tendons) from acute trauma or repetitive stress associated with athletic activity. Most sports injuries are minor soft tissue damages.Rest plays a vital part in the speedy...

Published:Wednesday | June 24, 2015 | 12:00 AMTracey-Ann Brown

Bacterial and fungal infections are an everyday part of life. Among the methods of treating these infections is the use of herbal preparations. Chinese herbal medicine has a wide range of herbs which can be used to address both bacterial and fungal...

Published:Wednesday | June 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMTracey-Ann Brown

If you thought chik-V could bend a person out of shape, the pain of a migraine headache can be just as debilitating. A migraine headache is characterised by intense throbbing or pulsing in one area of the head. It is commonly accompanied by nausea,...

Published:Wednesday | May 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMTracey-Ann Brown

In recent weeks, many of us have been under siege from smoke and a number of environmental pollutants, causing increased nasal and sinus congestion and accompanying...

Published:Tuesday | December 30, 2014 | 11:31 PMTracey-Ann Brown

Getting enough rest: a good way to start the New Year

Complementary & Oriental Medicine

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