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Microcirculation = Our River of Life

Why is microcirculation so important? A healthy microvascular system is essential to the health of the entire body. It functions to supply blood, oxygen and nutrients to all of the body’s cells, tissues and organs.1  As such, poor microcirculation can lead to the initiation and gradual worsening of many chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease, diabetic … Read more

Coping with Stress

Stress is an integral part of our life and everyone experiences stress from time to time. It can create an adverse impact on your physical, mental and spiritual health, and affect your personal relationships, career, and social life. Improving your stress resilience could play a critical role in reducing the impact of stress on your … Read more

Gut problems? Eat your vegies!

Do you: Feel easily bloated when consuming prebiotic-rich foods and prebiotic supplements? Feel desperately in need of support for gut and immune health? Eat lots of potentially carcinogenic foods? FINDING ANSWERS IN PLANT FOOD        It turns out that the answer has been ‘hiding in plain sight’ – in the form of dietary polyphenols.  The traditional … 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

Mouth bacteria affect mood

Oral health shown to affect many other areas of the body – mind, heart, depression, anxiety and more … It is well established that the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders involves uncontrolled inflammatory processes. More recently, it has been discovered that inflammatory proteins associated with periodontitis may exacerbate or increase susceptibility to mental health disorders.   Evidence … Read more

Why some get sick and others do not

Terrain Theory vs Germ Theory – Written by Deborah Freudenmann BHSc It is commonly observed that some people tend to be more prone to develop health issues like infections and allergies more commonly than others. Also, some people tend to develop more severe symptoms of infections or other diseases while some develop very mild symptoms … Read more

Insomnia

Breaking the stress-insomnia cycle is imperative to recovery from both stressful situations and the insomnia that may ensue. Recent studies into sleep disturbances has revealed that 4 out of 10 Australians do not get enough quality sleep every night.  While an individual’s need for sleep may vary, the generally recommended 8 hours are all too … Read more

Children not sleeping?

Sleep issues are common in childhood with many children experiencing difficulties in falling asleep, regular night-time awakenings, and/or waking up early without being able to fall back asleep. Common causes of sleep disturbances and anxiety in children include: ● Poor sleep hygiene (irregular routine, bedroom is too hot/cold/noisy/bright) ● Food allergies or intolerances ● Gastroesophageal … Read more

Are you experiencing “Mould Sickness”?

Common Sources of Mould Exposure in the Home Moulds are able to grow on almost any surface, especially if the environment is warm and wet. Inner wall materials of buildings, wall paper, fibreglass insulation, ceiling tiles, and drywall (Gyprock) are all good surfaces for fungi to colonise. These moulds release mycotoxins into the environment which … Read more

MTHFR, Methylation, SNPs – what do they mean for you?

What is Methylation? Methylation is a vital metabolic process that happens in every cell and every organ in your body, taking place a million times a second. Life would simply not exist without it. Think of billions of little on/off switches inside your body that control everything from your stress response and how your body … Read more