Stress and Addiction
Supporting the nervous system while recovering from addiction Long term stress and anxiety creates an overactive ‘flight or fight’ state and an underactive Para-sympathetic Nervous System. The Para-sympathetic Nervous System is responsible for relaxing and calming the body and mind, … Read More
Orthorexia Nervosa is a term first proposed by North American physician Steven Bratman in 1997 to describe disordered and restrictive eating behaviours which focus on ideals of achieving optimal purity and health. People with Orthorexia Nervosa can experience significant psychological, … Read More
Maintaining optimal Acid/Alkaline balance
An increase in acid levels in the body.can exacerbate many chronic health issues The human body contains a wide range of pH levels, sometimes at locations that are only a few inches apart. The most acidic site is the stomach … Read More
Acne vulgaris is an inflammatory disease of the skin that affects those areas containing the largest sebaceous glands, including the nose, central forehead, cheeks, middle chin, back, and trunk. Acne is characterised by small cystic eruptions and inflammatory lesions that … Read More
Ladies – Let’s talk vaginal microbiome
“….many women have vaginal microbial imbalances, which go untreated or incorrectly treated due to lack of understanding, embarrassment or stigma.” Similar to the critical role that gut microbes are now understood to play in overall health … Read More
Histamine – Do you have too much of a good thing?
Histamine is an important compound made by various specialty cells throughout the body and is critically involved in local immune responses, as well as regulating physiological function in the gut and acting as a neurotransmitter for the brain, spinal cord, … Read More
High Blood pressure – getting it under control
lifestyle & dietary factors can help High Blood Pressure or Hypertension, is defined as an average or sustained systolic blood pressure over 140 mmHg and/or a diastolic blood pressure over 90 mmHg. Hypertension is one of the most common chronic … Read More
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Complementary and alternative medicine has a great deal to offer those with ASD Autism, or more correctly, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD),) is currently estimated to affect around half a million Australian families. People with ASD display … Read More
In 2008, an estimated 692,000 Australians were diagnosed with this condition and, as osteoporosis is known to be under diagnosed, these numbers are almost certainly an underestimation. Osteoporosis is a condition where decreased bone mass leads to fragile bones, which … Read More
Supporting infertility naturally – strategies for hope
The program is suitable for those dealing with unexplained infertility, irregular cycles, absence of a menstrual cycle, PCOS, endometriosis, poor egg quality, erectile dysfunction and poor sperm health. Infertility is one of the most difficult health issues people can … Read More
Clinical studies consistently confirm a connection between chronic elevated stress and a poor diet. It is a reasonable assumption that the majority of us are living with chronic stress. Underlying tension is so much a part of contemporary life that … Read More
Delicious and Nutritious Smoothies are an easily absorbed, convenient and popular way to supplement nutritional needs – particularly for busy adults, fast growing adolescents and young children – ideally, involve the children in the making of their own smoothie, … Read More
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
The accurate identification of the most problematic foods via functional pathology testing will often provide valuable symptom relief and allow for much more effective treatment outcomes Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional bowel disorder of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. … Read More
Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis
‘…..a highly accurate and clinically informative functional pathology test, which provides an overview of digestion, absorption, intestinal function and microbial flora’. The long-standing focus of natural therapists with gut health, bowel function and nature of faeces has been … Read More
Healthy Eating for Children
Establishing healthy eating habits early on in life makes it much more likely your child will grow well, stay well, function well and succeed well in life. Helping children develop a healthy relationship with food is one of the most … Read More
‘…..A healthy, non-inflammatory aggravating diet is a valuable way to optimise wellbeing…’ Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of inflammatory joint disorders, characterised by a breakdown of the protective cartliidge which surrounds joints, progressively leading to a … Read More
Chia Seed Crackers
Delicious, nutritious, low glycaemic, gluten free crackers – perfect for dips, etc Chia” is the ancient Mayan word for strength and was a prized food for this ancient civilisation. The tiny seeds, which were valued for … Read More
Nutrigenomics – the future of nutritional medicine?
Methylation is a critical step within the body’s biochemical pathways and if not working well can result in many complex biochemical and health outcomes There is much interest within the health community at the potential for highly individualised … Read More
Insulin resistance is fixable, and will result in enormous short and long-term health benefits – make some better choices – NOW! First identified in 1988 by researchers at Stanford University, ‘Syndrome X’ (SX), also called ‘Metabolic … Read More
Time for Tea
Research is showing that L-Theanine is effective in improving anxiety, insomnia, poor concentration and memory loss. It is likely that the Japanese have been drinking Green Tea for over 5000 years. According to Eisai, who brought … Read More
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All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another flower … Read More
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