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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction

April 21, 2018 | Men's Health
An Australian survey showed that at least one in five men over the age of 40 years has difficulty obtaining or maintaining an erection. As men age, the likelihood of them having erectile problems increases—making it a very common problem. Erectile dysfunction is usually a sign of an underlying condition,...
Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome

April 20, 2018 | Allergy, Nutrition
Burning mouth syndrome is a medical condition which causes a burning sensation in the mouth. Often no obvious cause can be found, and the condition can either be ongoing or cyclic. The discomfort can be felt anywhere in the mouth such as the tongue, gums, roof of the mouth, lips...
Plastics - The Good and The Bad!

Plastics - The Good and The Bad!

April 19, 2018 | Pregnancy, thyroid
Plastic is all around us. You can find it in your food and drink packaging, shoe soles and garden hoses, toys, household white goods, computers, piping, insulation, cars and more. Australia is a major consumer of plastics. One report estimates that in 2011 there was 2.188 million tonnes of plastic...
Boswellia – Natural Analgesic

Boswellia – Natural Analgesic

April 18, 2018 | Pain, Inflammation, Joint disorders
  Boswellia serrata is a tree that produces a medicinal resin, also known as frankincense. Boswellia resin is used extensively in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as a pain-killer. Western herbal medicine and research has begun investigating this natural analgesic anti-inflammatory herb for its potential as an alternative to prescription pain-killers.  ...
Carnitine - What It is and What It is Good For

Carnitine - What It is and What It is Good For

April 17, 2018 | Diabetes, Heart, Weight loss, Pregnancy
Carnitine is an amino acid that is found in nearly all cells of the body and is involved in cellular energy production, function and integrity. It transports long-chain fatty acids into the mitochondria of cells, so they can be oxidised to produce energy. Also considered an antioxidant compound, carnitine transports...
Fussy Eating in Children

Fussy Eating in Children

April 16, 2018 | Infant and Children
If your child is refusing certain foods, you are not alone! Picking eating is a relatively common problem during childhood ranging from 8% to 50% of children. If your child is a fussy eater they may only eat a limited amount of food (particularly vegetables), be unwilling to try new...
Why do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes

Why do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes

April 15, 2018 | Allergy, Eczema, Nutrition
Periorbital dark circles, also known as dark circles, infraorbital venous stasis or periorbital hyperpigmentation are dark blemishes under and around the eyes.  There are a number of factors that contribute to causing the formation of dark circles underneath the eyes. The area around the eyes is covered by thin and...
Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome

April 14, 2018 | Diabetes, Heart, Men's Health, Weight loss, Women's Health
Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that increase your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Having high fats in the blood, high blood pressure, insulin resistance and being overweight are the main components involved in metabolic syndrome or syndrome X. A staggering amount of Australian’s (more than...
SAMe Explained

SAMe Explained

April 13, 2018 | Muscles, Bones
  SAMe, pronounced “sammy” or “sam ee”, is short for S-adenosyl-L-methionine, a molecule that is essential for the function of virtually every cell in the body. Often referred to as the “universal methyl donor”, SAMe provides methyl groups for over 100 different enzymatic reactions and essential processes such as DNA...
Resistance Exercise

Resistance Exercise

April 12, 2018 | exercise, Age related illnesses
Have you ever heard of the phrase “move it or lose it”? Well this applies to our muscles—if you are physically inactive then your muscle mass can start to drop and lead to accelerated ageing. One of the most effective ways to maintain or increase muscle mass is by doing...
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