Sleep and Fatigue

Chronic Fatigue – TIRED, EXHAUSTED ANYONE?

Chronic Fatigue Do you constantly feel tired and/or weak? Could it be chronic fatigue? Fatigue can be felt physically, mental or a combination of both. What really separates chronic fatigue from just feeling ‘tired’ is that chronic fatigue is either felt constantly or...

Vitamin D Toxicity – Too Much of a Good Thing?

Vitamin D Toxicity - Too Much of a Good Thing? Vitamin D is critical to our health, in fact, our immune system depends on it! Making sure we have enough vitamin D is a MUST, but what happens when we have too much? As supplementing with vitamin D becomes more and more...

5 Simple Health Tips Post Easter!

5 Simple Health Tips Post Easter Break! Feeling a bit sluggish after over-indulging this Easter? Don’t worry, we are too! Whether it be the late nights, busy days, alcohol consumption or copious amount of chocolate contributing to your post-holiday fatigue, here are 5...

Overmethylation: what is it and how does it work?

METHYLATION What Is It? Let's avoid getting too technical: simply put, methylation makes things happen in your body. Methylation adds a methyl group to our DNA, and in doing so is responsible for many biochemical activities in the body, which effect our energy levels,...

Improve Your Health Through Breath Work & Meditation

If you have had trouble meditating before – or are simply put off by the idea of trying to meditate – this practical opportunity will introduce a range of simple but powerful techniques. Then you can choose what works best for you. Our team at Natural Health Medicine...

Lose a Stress Size with Meditation Classes

Lose a Stress Size with Meditation Classes Besides your diet, exercise and sleep, managing stress is a must! If the food you eat is the fuel that keeps your body functioning, meditation is fuel that helps you manage your mind. And yes, meditation can help you losing a...

LIFESTYLE MEDICINE

Lifestyle Medicine If we where to check the meaning of the word "lifestyle", its defined by the way a person chooses to live, and medicine is defined as anything that is used to treat or prevent disease. Lifestyle medicine has its roots well and truly in naturopathic...

Fasting For Renewal Of Life

Fasting For Renewal Of Life This is the title of a book by Herbert Shelton written decades ago. When my initial interest started in health, fasting is one of the first things I had come across but at the time it sounded too severe and seemed to be an unacceptable...

Are Sleeping Pills Dangerous?

Are Sleeping Pills Dangerous? Can't sleep? Well you may want to reconsider prescription drug use to give you the helping hand you need to get to sleep, in fact after checking the literature it seems there is no disputing that sleeping pills, should fall into the...

Rethinking Our Love Affair With COFFEE

Rethinking Our Love Affair With COFFEE When it comes to coffee, we really do love it, its got so much going for it - it socially connects us to others, its easily accessible, its got that "nurturing" quality about it, it can give us a hit of energy and these qualities...

MELATONIN – (Has The Wow Factor)

Melatonin   Has The Wow Factor Most people know melatonin as the hormone that helps us sleep, and very few of us need convincing that sleep is extremely important when it comes to our health and well-being. In fact along with regular formed bowel movements, sleep,...

Have You Heard Of Gilbert’s Syndrome?

Have You Heard Of Gilbert's Syndrome? Gilberts syndrome is a genetic condition in which the body is unable to effectively clear bilirubin from the body (unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia) which results in impaired detoxification. It is arguably the most common syndrome...

ADDICTION RECOVERY – Practical Advise!

Addictions Addictions are becoming a major issue and whilst one of the key elements to recovery is, ones genuine want to stop and for their lives to change, there are some still some potholes that can interfere with ones recovery and rehab centres for many have not...

ENERGY DRINKS – The Dangers For Students!

ENERGY DRINKS - The Dangers For Students! "Increased alcohol consumption, non-medical prescription drug use, and illicit drug use are associated with energy drink consumption among college students" ! This is what has been revealed by the journal for addiction...

10 Tips To Set Up Toddlers For Good Eating

10 Tips To Set Up Toddlers For Good Eating Due to our fast-paced lifestyles and the convenience of fast and processed foods, setting up our toddlers for good eating habits is becoming increasingly difficult. In order provide our toddlers with all of the nutrients they...

“SAMe” A Better Choice In Treating Osteoarthritis!

"SAMe" A Better Choice In Treating Osteoarthritis! S-adenosyl-methionine, otherwise known as "SAMe" appears to be as effective as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in reducing pain and improving functional limitation in patients with osteoarthritis without...

THYROID – Are You Undiagnosed?

Thyroid - Are you undiagnosed? Have you really had your thyroid checked? It's quite common to have your thyroid checked as part of the standard, routine tests, yet usually the only check made to assess thyroid status is the hormone known as Thyroid Stimulating Hormone...

GLYCINE – The Anti Aging Amino Acid and more…..

Glycine Glycine is an amino acid produced in our very own body, meaning that we don't need to consume it in our diet. That being said, there are many reasons why we may want to increase the amount of glycine in our diet or with supplementation. Glycine is an...

Bone Broth – Benefits Beyond Belief!

Bone Broth Bone broth have so many wonderful health benefits, that certainly deserve our attention, especially if we want to use food as medicine! Bone broth has been used for centuries to support gut health, immune systmes and nourishing the body in tiimes of...

Constipation : Gut Works

Constipation When you are constipated what happens to your body's waste products? They stay in your body longer when they really need to be eliminated. This is the single largest route for toxin and waste removal so getting things moving well should always be a top...

The Power of Retreats – Meditation

The Power of Retreats - Meditation When it comes to changing habits, particularly those related to our health, nothing is more motivating or inspiring than going on a retreat. Whether it be a weekend, or week long, retreats have all the components us humans need to...

Beyond-Autism-ADHD-Aspergers

Beyond-Autism-ADHD-Aspergers Autistc Spectrum Disorders (ASD), include autism, regressive autism, Aspergers and any pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), all of which are characterised as , neurodevelopmental disorders which include...

The Magic of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is an inexpensive go-to product which seems to be all of the rage lately! So, What is all the fuss about? Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is organic fermented apple juice which is left raw, unfiltered and unpasteurised in order to maintain its beneficial...

Shopping List for HEALTHY EATING!

Healthy - eating If you are trying to move to healthy eating patterns, one of the most important places to start is in the kitchen. You must have all your ingredients to be able to throw things together, you also need to allocate a little time each week, to being on...

Health : The Balancing Act!

Health One of the most confusing questions may be -  what should I do, or what do I have to do for my health, or to become healthy? It seems we spend much time and plenty of money to find our health, but are our efforts all in vain? Where do we lose our way and when...

Depression

Depression If you have struggled most of your life with depression, been on an antidepressant for as long as you can remember, find it difficult to find joy in anything, feel tired more often than not, then maybe its time to take a closer look at your biochemistry!...

Anxiety, Depression and the MTHFR Connection!

Anxiety, Depression and the MTHFR Connection! Recently there has been a lot of press around mood issues such as anxiety and depression and the possibility, that the cause is connected to a genetic mutation, of the MTHFR gene (methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase). This...

Insomnia – Sleep Issues!

Insomnia When it comes to sleeping well, many of us are just not getting what we need, both quality and quantity! If you feel tired and wired or just like you could do with a bit more energy, taking a close look at your "sleep hygiene" is a must. Poor sleep, can...

Green Juicers

Want to start to introduce juicers into your diet but don't know where to start? Here is a quick look at the two type of ways to get greens into your diet. GREEN JUICERS                                                                         To make a green juice, you...

Mindfulness-Meditation-3

Mindfulness Meditation-3 If you don't know what mindfulness meditation is then come along and experience it. Research shows meditation aids in building muscle mass, so add these sessions as part of your exercise routine this year. The added bonus is mindfulness...

Liver Detox – Do You Have Signs of Toxicity?

Liver-Detox-Toxicity Our modern lifestyles now rely on an increasingly high amount of chemicals to meet our needs, these include food additives, pharmaceuticals, cleaning products, hygiene products, cosmetics, plastics, petrochemicals, industrial pollutants, heavy...

Food Intolerance and the Health of Your Gut

Food Intolerances or Allergies? What do we mean by food intolerance? When nuts, dairy, soy, wheat, yeast and gluten are making you bloated, giving you gut pain, diarrhoea, wind, heart burn or you generally don't feel well and are fatigued you may well have an...

A Natural Approach to Managing Depression

"It was like I was trapped in a hole with a broken leg - and I still thought I could get out on my own and be fine." This description came from one of our clients, Karen (name changed for privacy). It describes how she felt when trying to lose weight while also...

6 Ways Meditation Helps Create Positive Change

If you want to change something about your health or life (e.g. lose weight, relieve a chronic illness, reduce the stress in your life, etc.) then it means that what you are doing now isn’t working for you. It’s time to look at new ways of doing things. Making major...

Vitamin D – The Little Vitamin That Could

Vitamin D There was once a little vitamin called D, who got pushed around by the big A, B and C vitamins. Nobody thought little vitamin D was useful. Even little vitamin D. But thanks to a large number of independent studies, it was discovered that little vitamin D...

Being driven to achieve – is there a better way to success?

Do you really need to be so driven? Many of us feel the need to be driven or feel like there is never enough time – to push hard towards our goals - in order to succeed. But can you imagine achieving your goals without having to push so hard? Breath Work and...

Pyroluria could be the cause of your emotional or behavioural issues

Do you have emotional or behavioural issues? It may be more biochemical than you realize. If you are dealing with depression and anxiety, along with issues such as, pessimism, emotional lability, impulsivity, poor stress tolerance, easily fatigued, then it may be more...

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