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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

Everyday Chemicals & PCOS

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) EDCs are found in commercial, industrial and agricultural industries, and can alter the body’s hormonal and  regulatory systems. The hormonal disruption caused by EDCs can interfere with the endocrine system and contribute to the  development of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). EDCs have been found to disrupt the reproductive and metabolic systems … Read more

Struggling to lose weight?

5 Signs that Acidosis is Sabotaging Weight Loss Acid-base homeostasis is crucial for healthy endocrine system function. The endocrine glands produce wide-ranging hormones which regulate the body’s metabolism and are highly sensitive to imbalances such as chronic metabolic acidosis (CMA). CMA is characterised by a minor but insidious decrease in blood pH. Balancing the pH … Read more

Eye Health – reducing screen fatigue

The term “Zooming” has now become part of the vernacular as social distancing protocols mean in-person meetings give way to virtual meetings. Under lockdown it is not only work but school, social lives, entertainment, shopping and news which are all being fed through screens. While technology has many positive aspects, including allowing people to continue … Read more