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The Naturopaths Approach to Lupus

The Naturopaths Approach to Lupus

April 28, 2017 | Immune
Systemic lupus erythematous, also known simply as lupus, is a chronic autoimmune connective tissue disease. The immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue in various parts of the body by producing antibodies. Symptoms can range from mild to severe and most commonly include a red facial rash, fatigue and joint pain....
Looking After Mum

Looking After Mum

April 24, 2017 | Women's Health, Stress, fatigue
  If you’re a busy mum looking after a newborn child, teenagers or anything in between or beyond—life is busy….right? Cleaning, shopping, driving, working and caring for children is a juggling act. It’s not always easy, yet it’s still important to look after yourself and take some time off every...
Natural Therapies for Motor Neuron Disease

Natural Therapies for Motor Neuron Disease

April 23, 2017 | Muscles
Motor neurons are nerve cells that are located in the spinal cord, with fibres extending outwards to control muscles and glands. Electrical signals travel from the brain, down the spinal cord and along the motor neuron fibres into muscles and glands to initiate voluntary movement.   Motor neuron disease...
Ginger for winter wellness

Ginger for winter wellness

April 21, 2017 | Diabetes, Asthma, Immune, Joint disorders
Pungent and aromatic, this root spice, native to South East Asia, has been used for centuries not only for culinary purposes, but also as medicine. Substances in ginger – especially gingerols and shogaols – have been found to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anticancer, antimicrobial, and anti-allergic activities that are responsible for its therapeutic medicinal properties.
Pernicious Anaemia

Pernicious Anaemia

April 19, 2017 | Digestion, Vitamins, fatigue
Pernicious anaemia occurs when your body cannot absorb enough vitamin B12—an essential nutrient for the production of healthy red blood cells.
Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

April 17, 2017 | Pain, Muscles
Fibromyalgia is a chronic rheumatoid disorder that is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, stiffness, fatigue and difficulty sleeping. Many people believe fibromyalgia to be a relatively new condition, but this disorder has in fact existed for centuries and was once considered a mental disorder.
Foods to help with inflammation

Foods to help with inflammation

April 16, 2017 | Inflammation
Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection, and is vital for healing. When the inflammatory response lasts only a...
Understanding Peptic Ulcers

Understanding Peptic Ulcers

April 14, 2017 | Digestion
About one in every 10 Australians will suffer from the burning, gnawing pain of a peptic ulcer at some point in their life. These ulcers are erosions in the protective lining of the stomach or in the duodenum (the upper part of the small intestine). Although stomach acid and dietary and lifestyle factors play a role in the development of ulcers, more recent research has revealed bacterial infection to be the primary course of peptic ulcers. Helicobacter pylori infection has been proven to cause most duodenal ulcers and about two-thirds of stomach ulcers. 
I kissed a frog and now I have WARTS

I kissed a frog and now I have WARTS

April 12, 2017 | Skin Conditions
Warts are viral skin lesions that are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). And although frogs and toads carry other nasties, they don’t carry this virus—proving this popular myth to be false. Interestingly, there are over 100 known subtypes of HPV causing warts to occur anywhere on the body—most commonly...
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

April 10, 2017 | Depression
If you experience more than just the winter blues each year you may be suffering from seasonal affective disorder or SAD. Also referred to as winter or seasonal depression this form of unhappiness occurs during the same season each year, most commonly during the winter months. Although not as common,...
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