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  • CANCER IN GENERAL

    Generic term for a group of diseases, where the common feature is an abnormal and uncontrollable cell growth. Cancer can occur in all parts of the body and can develop in many different ways.
  • CANDIDIASIS

    Candida with the surname of albicans is a yeast fungus, prevalent in our intestinal system. The term candidiasis means that the fungus has become too widely spread because of malnutrition, antibiotics, contraceptional pills, or heavy metals in the body.
  • CARDIAC INFARCT

    Blood clot in the coronary arteries. Blood tends to coagulate in injured vessels, forming clots that become fixated and arrest circulation. When this happens in the coronary arteries, an area of the heart muscle loses oxygen and nourishment, and dies.
  • CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

    Cardiovascular diseases are the most frequent cause of death in industrialized countries. A preventive lifestyle and possibly EDTA-treatments are beneficial. Here, you will find info about calcification, angina pectoris, apoplexy, blood clots, AMI, etc.
  • CARIES

    Cavities in the teeth are caused by bacteria living in the mouth. They secrete acids, especially lactic acid which, if the teeth are not brushed, can cauterize its way through the enamel of the tooth and cause holes. Caries is also related to minerals.
  • CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

    Caused by swelling around the wristband on the palm side of the wrist. Thereby, nerves, tendons, and blood vessels to the hand get stuck causing sensation disturbances, pain, and reduced strength in especially the thumb, index-, and ring finger.
  • CATARACT

    Cloudiness of the lens causing reduced vision. The lens is supplied with oxygen and nourishment from the liquid behind the lens and is dependent on a normal metabolism and protection against free radicals. Often caused by diabetes or other diseases.
  • CATARRH OF THE EYES

    Inflammation of the eyes - catarrh - can be an allergic reaction or the result of external factors. The condition is annoying, but relatively easy to treat. If often lasts 7 days, but the infection may also attack the cornea with serious consequences.
  • CELLULITE

    Cosmetic defect with puckery orange-peel or cauliflower-like skin areas which is almost exclusively seen in women.
  • CERVICAL DYSPLASIA

    Cervical cancer is a common form of cancer in women. Cellular dysplasia (cellular changes in the uterine cervix) can be an initial stage of cervical cancer, but in most cases it is caused by other things such as inflammations.
  • CHAGA'S DISEASE

    Microscopical animals e.g. worms, amoebas, and mites can find their way into the intestines, bloodstream, liver, or central nervous system and breed there. Parasites are involved in a number of serious diseases, e.g. malaria and sleeping sickness.
  • CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY

    Tobacco, narcotics, medicine, alcohol, coffee, sugar, and other alimentaries can all be addictive. In the struggle against abuse, diet therapy and orthomolecular medicine is helpfull.
  • CHICKENPOX

    A "classical" children's disease. Symptoms are usually mild; red rash, light fever, and indisposition.
  • CHILDLESSNESS, INVOLUNTARY

    One of the first consequences of nutrition deficiency and disease is reduced fertility. Severe obesity, chlamydia infection, and poisoning can also cause infertility.
  • CHILDREN'S DISEASES IN GENERAL

    "Classical" children's diseases include mumps, whooping cough, measles, German measles, scarlet fever, and chickenpox. Also see these articles!
  • CHLAMYDIA INFECTION

    Infection with small bacteria-like parasites, often transmitted sexually. This disease may present with few symptomps, but left untreated, it can cause inflammation of the internal female organs and lead to infertility.
  • CHOLERA

    Can cause inflammation and diseases of varying degree depending on the type of bacteria and the infected person's resistance to the disease. Typical types of bacteria include coli, campylobacci, legionella, listeria, salmonella etc.
  • CHOLESTEROL PROBLEMS

    A large concentration of LDL-cholesterol in the blood is not harmful in itself. However, with unfavourable bodily conditions it may contribute to atherosclerosis. People with genetic dispositions may have a dangerously high production of cholesterol.
  • CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME -CFS

    A condition of massive and prolonged tiredness or exhaustion which is not relieved by resting. Origin is uncertain, but CFS has now been acknowledged as a syndrome of its own and is not caused by other diseases.
  • CHRONIC POLYARTHRITIS

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic, autoimmune disease which attacks the body's synovial membranes and joints but also other parts of the body. The disease can cease but often leaves behind side effects such as chronic handicaps.
  • COELIAC DISEASE

    Immunologic overreactions caused by alimentaries tolerated by healthy people. The presence of food allergy can often be established with ordinary allergy tests. Often the symptoms follow immediately after ingestion of the provoking foodstuffs.

  • COLD SORES

    Caused by chronic infection with the herpes simplex virus. Breakouts are characterized by eruption of small and usually painful blisters on the skin of the lips, mouth and /or gums. See also Herpes simplex.
  • COLD, COMMON COLD

    Transient viral infection of the upper respiratory tract characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes, sneezing, sore throat, and coughing. Vira are transmitted through coughing, sneezing, or other physical contact with infected individuals.
  • COLIC AND COLIC PAIN

    Attacks of cramps and shooting pains from the abdominal organs. Often seen in infants below 3 months of age. Caused by constipation, irritation of the mucosa of the colon, sensitivity reactions, or stone formations in the biliary- or urinary system.
  • COLITIS

    Irritation of the mucous membrane of the colon causing pain in the stomach, bloatedness, diarrhoea, or indigestion, flatulence, and psychological problems. Causes may be malnutrition, lack of fibres in the diet, food intolerance, and infections.
  • COLITIS ULCEROSA

    Chronic disease with intermittent inflammation and ulceration in the colon or rectum with stomach pains and bloody diarrhoea.
  • COMMON AGE-RELATED CHANGES

    From the moment we are born, we begin ageing; but old age is not a disease. However, with age we can expect some normal changes.
  • CONGENITAL MALFORMATION

    The unborn child is vulnerable in the uterus, and the child may be injured during this period. Many risk factors can be eliminated, such as lack of oxygen or defects caused by tobacco, narcotics, medicine, and alcohol.
  • CONSTIPATION

    Constipation is characterized by arrest of undigested food components in the colon and retarded bowel movements. The cause of this can be e.g. a suppressed need to have one's bowels moved, and a too low liquid intake.
  • COPPER POISONING

    Copper is a vital trace substance but certain diseases, medicine, and sustained overdosing can result in increased levels of copper in your body resulting in poisoning.
  • CORONARY THROMBOSIS

    Blood clot in the coronary arteries. Blood tends to coagulate in injured vessels, forming clots that become fixated and arrest circulation. When this happens in the coronary arteries, an area of the heart muscle loses oxygen and nourishment, and dies.
  • COT DEATH

    Sudden, unexpected death of healthy infants, without apparent reason. It is the most common cause of death in infants from 2 weeks to 1 year of age. In many cases the children belong to lower social classes and sleep in smoke-filled environments.

  • COUGHING, HICCUPS, AND HOARSENESS

    Coughing is due to irritation of the airways - due to bronchitis, the common cold, or smoking. It causes rapid exhalation. Hiccups are due to an involuntary contraction of muscles is the diaphragm and hoarseness often is due to overexertion.
  • CRADLE CAP

    Hereditary disease with increased production of sebum and dandruff. In severe cases the result is eczema than can spread to the face and body. The suffering can also result in hair loss. Fatty dandruff in the scalp in infants is called Arp.

  • CROHN'S DISEASE

    Intestinal disease with painful diarrhoea as the primary symptom. Caused by inflammation at the end of the small intestine where it connects with the large intestine.
  • CYSTIC FIBROSIS

    Hereditary disease, where mucus and sweat gland secretion are affected by expression of a defective gene. It particularly impairs secretion from the pancreas and secretion of mucus in the lungs.
  • CYSTITIS

    Inflammation of the urinary bladder with frequent and painfull urination (strangury), muddy and foul smelling urine, and pains in the pelvic region.