What is Polymyalgia rheumatica? Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory condition, often linked to Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA). The condition occurs mainly in women over 60, and the cause is not known. Symptoms include muscle aches, stiffness in hips, shoulders, neck and mid body, weakness, general tiredness, and weight loss.
Tag Archives: hawthorn
This month the following research on herbs and health has caught my eye. 1. A new laboratory study has found that an extract from hawthorn berries reduced breast cancer tumours. 2. Vitamin E has been shown to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s according to the Alzheimer’s research centre in New York. 3.
Forest Farm herb walk At the Forest farm herb walk we were lucky with the weather but unfortunately not so lucky with the plants. We did manage to see a lot of blood cleanser herbs, like dandelion, burdock, yellow dock, red clover and nettle. Forest Farm herb walk The herbal
Tintagel castle In the last couple of weeks I have been enjoying the last of summer on long walks with my puppy (and husband). On our holiday in Cornwall we visited several lovely dog friendly beaches. We also visited Tintagel castle which was a first for me even though I’ve