Childhood health and nutrition

by in Uncategorized February 4, 2017

Highly recommended viewing. Childhood health and nutrition is a great passion of mine. It is crucial that we are able to educate and empower parents about appropriate nutrition to ensure their own children are provided with the best possible start in life. Lack of knowledge, access and affordability are major concerns that need to be […]

On statins, experiencing muscle and joint pain?

by in Uncategorized January 29, 2017

On statins, experiencing muscle and joint pain? There’s something you need to know. Although statin medication is warranted in many circumstances, this cholesterol lowering drug is commonly known to cause myalgia (muscle and joint pain). These side effects are caused by statins blocking an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase (an enzyme which assists with cholesterol production). […]

Resistance Training

by in Uncategorized May 20, 2016

Recent research indicates resistance training is able to prevent the progression of bone mineral density decline in post menopausal women, even in the absence of hormone replacement. In particular, it has been found to reduce density loss from the lumbar spine and femoral neck.Something that I’ve always advocated and is crucial for maintaining bone strength […]

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

by in Uncategorized May 13, 2016

PMS is a condition that most women suffer from. It is caused by an imbalance in hormones, predominately, Oestrogen and Progesterone. Naturopathy surpasses all other treatments for this syndrome. There are 5 categories of PMS- PMS-A, PMS-C, PMS-D, PMS-H and PMS-P. PMS- A relates to anxiety and is usually associated with a degree of paranoia, […]

Suffering from Oesteoarthritis?

by in Uncategorized April 22, 2016

1200mg of Chondroitin Sulfate daily, has shown superior efficacy than most commonly prescribed NSAID (Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatory) drug, Celecoxib. This provides encouraging results and displays the beneficial role this nutrient has in reducing pain associated with one of the most debilitating conditions experienced by the elderly.Reference: Pelletier JP, Raynauld JP, Beaulieu A, et al. In […]