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Vitamin C

Vitamin C has become a household regular in the supplements cabinet.  When it comes to viral infections, many people reach for Vitamin C in the hope of preventing or reducing severity/duration of infections.  So, how much Vitamin C does a person need?  That depends on if you want to prevent deficiency, increase insufficient levels, help … Read more

Vitamin D and Viral infections

Summary:  Having good levels of Vitamin D is essential to health.  If your levels reflect insufficiency, you should consult a qualified Naturopath who can assess your needs.  Just taking a Vitamin D capsule/pill may not raise your levels or provide much needed health and immune support.  Low Vitamin D levels can have a number of … Read more

Addicted to Stress

Have you ever wondered why so many people complain about certain aspects of their life but don’t make any changes?  Could it be that due to that adrenalin-rush that stress creates, we become addicted to stress?  The answer is:  Yes. These 16 minutes may help you move away from the stressors in your life   … Read more

Fever, seizure – what you need to know

Seizures Following Vaccination What are febrile seizures? The word “febrile” refers to having a fever. A seizure is a convulsion or fit of uncontrolled body movements. A “febrile seizure” refers to a seizure/convulsion associated with a fever in a child. Febrile seizures usually last around one or two minutes and can occur with any illness … Read more

The #1 Cause of Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

“Leaky gut” or gut permeability The recent explosion of research into the gut microbiome and overall gastrointestinal function has allowed great insight into the impact of gut health on systemic disease. Researchers acknowledge that interactions between the microbiome, gastrointestinal barrier integrity and immune system are integral to development of many chronic inflammatory diseases. “Leaky gut” … Read more

Infertility

Many couples eagerly look forward to the day when they can welcome a new baby to their family. Unfortunately, this dream is becoming more and more difficult for couples around the world with 2015 data showing infertility affecting 15% of couples globally1. Over the past several decades, infertility rates have risen as reproductive health issues … Read more

Candida – causes and answers

Article courtesy of Deborah Freudenmann, BHSc(Nat) Candida Albicans is one of the common fungal yeasts occurring naturally in the body. It lives in harmony with a large variety of microorganisms and performs some critical functions. However, patients may develop symptoms when some lifestyle-linked environmental conditions disrupt the balance of the microbiota of the body. The … Read more

Dementia Awareness

Dementia affects close to half a million Australians and is set to double in the next 25 years. Unfortunately, many families will be starting to experience the impact of dementia in the next few years.1 Dementia Awareness Month promotes an active and rich life after diagnosis and aims to reduce preconceptions and discrimination against people … Read more

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Article by Dr Thomas Rau, BioMedicine International Unclear and Non-Definable Diseases (often called « NDD ») tremendously increase in frequency, nearly worldwide. Many ailments are non-definable, therefore these health problems are not recognized by orthodox medicine. But still, they are serious diseases, examples are: “Irritable bowel syndrome” “autonomic dysfunction syndrome” “Infection susceptibility syndrome” Chronic fatigue … Read more

Overcoming Period-Problems & Other Issues

All too often women just accept that their monthly cycle will be accompanied by pain or debilitatingly heavy bleeding, while others think it is great not to have the monthly ‘inconvenience’.  Every woman is entitled to a regular, healthy, pain-free menstrual cycle so if this is not the case for you, read on and make … Read more