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Cold and Flu Season

 
During the colder months it is important to ensure your immune system has the ability to ward off those
nasty viral infections.
To assist you Helios has a number of Weleda cough and cold remedies available:
Cold and Flu Pilules - relieve cold and flu symptoms such as fever, muscle ache, headache, sore throat, sneezing, runny nose and cough.
Chest Rub - is a warming, soothing herbal cream that helps relieve congestion in wet, chesty and bronchial coughs.
Earache Relief Oral Drops - assists …

Mental health advice for coping after a traumatic event.

The Ministry of Health has developed two resources with 1737 to assist those in mental distress as a result of the traumatic event in Christchurch.
This resource is currently available in English and Arabic. The Ministry is working to translate these documents into multiple languages and this page will be updated as translations become available.
If over the following days and weeks, distress or stress symptoms are escalating, or you feel you are not coping, early access to help and professio…

Yoga Has Durable Benefits in Ulcerative Colitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with ulcerative colitis who practiced hatha yoga for 12 weeks experienced reductions in disease activity and improved quality of life and mental health in a randomized controlled trial, and the effects persisted for at least three months after the end of the intervention.
Reporting their findings in a poster at United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week in Vienna, Dr. Jost Langhorst of the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, and colleagues say yoga can…