Heartburn? – Natural Medicine has a Solution

Heartburn? – Natural Medicine has a Solution

Many people we meet at the clinic have suffered the horrible symptoms of heartburn, reflux, or GERD. This annoying problem can greatly affect our health if not addressed, damaging the throat, decaying the teeth, and can even lead to stomach ulcers and throat cancer. Popular over the counter and prescription medications to treat the symptoms […]

6 Best Skin Treatments for Thyroid patients

6 Best Skin Treatments for Thyroid patients

    With the allergy season upon us it’s not only sinus care my patients are coming in for, but also skin health. At any one time having a hormonal imbalance will drastically affect your skin; it’s our most visible organ and therefore an excellent indicator for internal health.  For any skin irritations, dry/oily imbalances […]

The Significance of our Microbiome

The Significance of our Microbiome

Year after year both researchers and the general population are becoming more aware of the importance of having a balanced gut flora. Unfortunately, in a hectic modern-day society there’s one thing after another that is throwing this all important homeostasis ‘out of whack’.  From the biophysical effects of chronic stress, pharmaceutical medications, alcohol, sugar and […]

Nigella Seeds: Not just a trendy ‘Superfood’

Nigella Seeds: Not just a trendy ‘Superfood’

A tasty and cost effective health boost that can be sprinkled on any food with no contraindications? No wonder it’s caught such popularity. Antioxidants and a range of nutrients from diet are essential for disease prevention, and adding a pinch of something here and there can only be of more help. It may feel hard […]

WHY LIVE ORGANICALLY?  HOW TO LIVE AND EAT ORGANICALLY WITHOUT GOING CRAZY OR BROKE.

WHY LIVE ORGANICALLY? HOW TO LIVE AND EAT ORGANICALLY WITHOUT GOING CRAZY OR BROKE.

Why Live Organically? Its back to basics really, we evolved and were born organically! Before we get started – IMPORTANT DEFINITIONS: **Organic: Relating to or derived from living matter. (1) **Organic chemistry: Chemistry Relating to or denoting compounds containing carbon (other than simple binary compounds and salts) and chiefly or ultimately of biological origin. Compare with […]

Menopause and the Thyroid – What is happening to your body?

Menopause and the Thyroid – What is happening to your body?

‘A normal part of our life cycle that celebrates the wisdom of age and letting go of youth’ Menopause has a reputation as not being very pleasant – to put it mildly! Most of us know someone (mother, grandmother, friend) who has, or is, going through peri menopause. It often doesn’t sound nice and while it has […]

Heart & Blood Pressure Health for Thyroid Patients

Heart & Blood Pressure Health for Thyroid Patients

Cardiovascular abnormalities are associated with both hyper AND hypo thyroid states, and especially where there is already a risk of coronary complications, altered blood pressure or palpitations from other causes of poor health. Strenuous exercise and caffeine intake are also contributing factors in these patients, and permanent changes to cardio health are unlikely once the […]

NATURAL CITRUS CLEANER DIY RECIPE

NATURAL CITRUS CLEANER DIY RECIPE

    Did you know most antibacterial and cleaning agents can reduce your Thyroid function? Triclosan comes to mind but in truth there are many. The essential oils and bioflavonoids in the rind and white pith of citrus fruits have many properties for health, but also excel as a cleaning agent with naturally pleasant fragrances. […]

Why Sardines are a Good Choice

Why Sardines are a Good Choice

  Some of you might wrinkle up your nose at the thought of eating sardines but…. They are worth trying then. Plus – FRESH Sardines are SO much tastier than tinned plus you don’t get the nasty BPA chemicals that can leech into foods from the packaging… Stay with me for the top 5 reasons to eat fresh […]