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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…


Do I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?   What is it?   Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex combination of symptoms including at least 4 of the below:   Poor memory or concentration Headaches Unrefreshing sleep Post exercise malaise Sore 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…


The Gut, the Brain and headaches!   Did you know that there is a bi-directional relationship between the gut and the brain? The gut and the brain talk to each other folks!   Do you suffer with headaches and migraines? Read more…


In a paper by Rudert and Portnoy in May 2017 (just this month) the authors discuss the controversy of toxic mould syndrome. The Tip of The Ice Berg The horror of living with mould and the multifaceted disaster that can Read more…


What is Hashimotos thyroiditis? Hashimotos is an autoimmune thyroid disease that leads to destruction of the thyroid gland and hypothyroid symptoms. Signs and symptoms may include brain fog, constipation, weight gain, low blood pressure, dry skin, brittle hair and hair Read more…


   Depression – A holistic perspective and check list   Depression is defined by the American Psychiatric Association in 2000 as a combination of sadness, loss of pleasure, disturbed appetite and sleep. In contrast to the classification of depression as Read more…