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Category Archives: depression


Thinking of St Johns Wort for Depression?

St Johns wort and conventional medication – Let’s compare Are you suffering with depression? Are you thinking of trying St Johns wort? You are not alone. The world health organisation predicts that depression will be among the leading illnesses in Read more…


Anxiety

Understanding the role of stress hormones in depression, anxiety and epigenetics Ongoing stress, depression and anxiety disorders affect the delicate balance of hormones and the receptor sites (altered sensitivity). We have receptor sites for hormones which play an integral role Read more…


Should I test for Food allergies and intolerances? First let’s take a look at the difference between food allergies and food intolerances. Food allergies are immediate hypersensitivity reactions to certain foods via IgE antibodies (a type of protein that stimulates Read more…


Brain fog much?   Do you suffer with brain fog and or memory loss? A recent clinical trial showed 16 weeks of 60-min multimodal exercise classes twice weekly including cardiovascular, strength and motor fitness activities enhanced cognition via increased blood Read more…


Does exercise really work for depression? Do you suffer with depression or a low mood? Current cutting edge research says that…   Exercise is as effective for mild to moderate depression as medication and psychotherapy and may enhance the effect Read more…