Health and Wellness

12/02/2019

What is Acupuncture and what does it really involve?

If you’ve ever researched pain management, holistic medicine or relaxation, chances are you’ve come across the word acupuncture before. This word has also been thrust into the Western media spotlight with the rise of health focused celebrities and created the question, what is it and what ...
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18/06/2018

Tips on avoiding and treating cold and flu

Simple, effective things to prevent coughs, colds and flu. The portals of entry are the nostrils, mouth and throat. As we all get back to work and school where we are in contact with many people, it's almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with viruses and bacteria, including H1N1, in...
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04/10/2017

Auto Immune Response and treatment

It is possible to develop an auto immune response to anything in the body - ie: joints, organs, nerves, hormones, muscles etc. Addressing and treating this response cannot simply be based on the tissue under attack, but must also take into account the way the immune system is behaving. Autoim...
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17/01/2017

Traditional Chinese medicine and psoriasis

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a commonly seen chronic and inflammatory skin condition that results in red, thickened, flaky patches of skin covered with silvery scales. It may also be painful and, or itchy. It can occur on different areas of the body. Commonly it is seen on the elbows, knee...
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22/06/2015

​Adult bullying: the indignity and its consequences

You’re 7 years old and you’re playing in the school playground. You’re effortlessly gliding over the monkey bars and you jump to the ground, filling the air with a cloud of dust and lodging shards of bark in your sneakers. Suddenly it’s your turn to be “it” so you close your eyes, count to te...
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13/11/2014

The Exhaustion Epidemic

It’s getting to that time of the year again when the tank starts to run low. Christmas Carols in the supermarket send shivers down your spine when all you can think about is the To Do list to tick off before the end of December. Work is insane, in addition to the kids’ complicated schedules, ...
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22/05/2014

Study: Eating Veggies Lengthens Life Span

Once again research has emerged which confirms the importance of consuming a high amount of fruit and vegetables each day. We all know we SHOULD be eating a certain amount of vegetables and fruits, BUT do we consistently manage to fit it into our diet? The World Health Organisation says th...
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17/08/2012

Taxing Time for Immune Systems

Tax time, school holidays and changes in the weather can all lead to stress and reduced immune system function, leaving us susceptible to catching coughs, colds, flu and whatever else is ‘going around’. There is no quick fix for stress and lowered immune system function but as the old adage g...
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25/02/2010

Microbiology - Dysbiosis

Dysbiosis is the state of disordered microbial ecology that causes disease. It may exist in the oral cavity, gastrointestinal tract or vaginal cavity. In dysbiosis, organisms of low intrinsic virulence, including bacteria, yeasts and protozoa, induce disease by altering the nutrition or immun...
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