Health and Wellness

13/08/2012

Advances in Australian Acupuncture

This month has seen a historic milestone in the development of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Australia. The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA) has created the Chinese Medicine Board to establish practitioner qualification standards for safe practice. This is t...
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22/03/2012

Cate Campbell - Comeback from post-viral fatigue with Chinese herbs to go to the London Olympics

The jury is still out on the comebacks of Ian Thorpe and Libby Trickett but not for another refugee from the sporting wilderness, Cate Campbell. Cate Campbell in the brew for London Olympics comeback By: Nicole Jeffery From: The Australian - 20 March 20012 After losing two years of her intern...
  • Probity Design

13/12/2011

Chronic Fatigue Help

People experiencing fatigue may feel tired, lethargic, sleep or just lacking in energy. Fatigue is different from drowsiness, as it doesn't go away, even with more rest. Fatigue (physical fatigue or mental fatigue) is a common occurrence and complicated by the fact that fatigue is a normal he...
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25/02/2010

Digestion - Stomach Acid

Digestion is a crucial part of the body’s metabolic equation. Suffering from poor digestion upsets this balance and causes your body more harm. You can eat a balanced diet, but unless the food is digested properly, you simply won’t be able to grow and repair. Many people suffer from low acid ...
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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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25/02/2010

Candida Albicans

Yeasts are a class of fungus that are round or oval in form and reproduce by budding Although there are many different types of yeast, our discussion is limited to the strain of body yeast belonging to the genus Candida that can cause health problems for humans. There are many strains of Cand...
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12/01/2010

Curbing Your Appetite: An in-depth look

The parent molecule of three different metabolic pathways, which affect your weight, is an amino acid called phenylalanine. This amino acid triggers the release in your stomach of a substance called cholecystokinin (CCK), which is like a hormonal dipstick. As far as appetite is concerned, low...
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