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Heart attacks and Strokes

When you consider that nearly 20% of all heart attacks and strokes in the world today are the result of elevated homocysteine levels, you’d want to make sure your levels are not high. As far back as the mid 1960’s research by Dr Kilmer McCully linked elevated homocysteine to cardiovascular disease.  So what is this … Read more

Doctors over-prescribing

The matter of medical practitioners over prescribing medications was reported on free-to-air television with Channel 7’s The Morning Show today interviewing a General Practitioner who openly admitted to regular overprescribing. Some health areas affected related to arthritis (anti-inflammatory drugs) and calcium supplementation. The medical anti-inflammatory medications have been linked with increased risk of heart attacks and so now … Read more

Happiness …

Top Five Regrets of the Dying, By Bronnie Ware For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives. People grow a lot when they are faced … Read more

Which oil ?

I often get asked which oil is best to use in cooking and frying.  Most people are turning to olive oil as the preferred vegetable oil, however, it is NOT suitable for cooking.  Olive oil is not stable at high temperatures and actually becomes quite oxidative.  If you must fry your food – either deep … Read more

Beat PMS with Essential Oils

As early as 400BC, Hippocrates declared that “aromatic vapour baths are useful in treating female disorders”.  In the 21st Century nothing has changed.  During my ten years in clinic, I have treated many women who have suffered with different forms of pre-menstrual discomfort.  Pain included mild to debilitating headaches and migraines; cramping that would have … Read more

e-Newsletters 2010

December is a time for reflection.  I’d also like to take this opportunity to wish you a Safe and Happy Holiday season.  November newsletter looks at the importance of treating the whole person in order to receive best health results.  Unhappy with your job?  This newsletter is an essential read for you. October  focuses on … Read more

Diabetes

Diabetes – The New Health Epidemic Type 2 diabetes has become a worldwide health problem. There are approximately 890,000 Australians and 270,000 New Zealanders currently diagnosed with diabetes. In addition to these numbers, it is also predicted that there are thousands of people with undiagnosed diabetes. Type 2 diabetes was once only seen in adults … Read more

Fluoride

Much has been written about the detrimental effects of adding fluoride to our drinking water.  Queensland joined in last year and since then there have been numerous events when “inadvertently” too much fluoride had been added to the public water.  It may be a coincidence, however, I have noted a significant increase in ‘unexplained’ negative … Read more