Own Your Wellness

Gut Instincts Autonomous healthcare is listening to your internal gut instincts on how to improve your wellbeing, without external influences, then self-actioning the changes required. This article highlights how to take control of your wellbeing to prevent or recover from dis-ease. Medical Gods A medical God can come in the form of either a complimentary…

Placebo or ‘miracles’

What you believe, in your heart, is what you see, feel, hear, smell, taste and know to be your truth I love this topic, it blows my mind, creating much room for discussion when placebo is stacked against all medical procedures, including natural medicine. What is a placebo? “A placebo is a sham substance or treatment…

Body Basics : Heart Health – Your LOVE Pump

3 Steps to Improve High BP and Cholesterol   These two cardiovascular diseases increase with ageing only in western society.  It is very disturbing that children as young as 7 years old could be tested for these diseases which is now being suggested. I recently attended a Naturopathy conference on Cardiovascular Healthcare.  The speaker relayed…

Body Basics : RENAL HEALTH

Kidneys – Ureter – Bladder – Urethra   Common Issues : Urinary Tract infections, Kidney Stones, Gout, Oedema, Incontinence, High Blood Pressure   POWER HOUSE KIDNEYS Kidney Function Urine is produced by the kidneys for excreting bodily waste products.  This helps maintain the body’s blood electrolyte homeostasis which controls the PH (acid/alkaline) balance.  Instinctively we…

FEAR is the Unseen Enemy to Good Health

Fear is the response to a perceived danger that can be real or imagined.  We cannot live in constant fear for our health’s sake. “Fear is a natural, powerful, and primitive human emotion…Fear alerts us to the presence of danger or the threat of harm, whether that danger is physical or psychological. Sometimes fear stems…

Pain Management Awareness

“Pain is whatever the experiencing person says it is, existing whenever he/she says it does” This phrase was coined by McCaffery in 1968.  For the verbally cognitive member of our society this statement is still relevant however today it grossly excludes those people who are unable to self report their pain, for example babies, toddlers,…

HERBS : Pregnancy and Lactation

Herbs have been used for thousands of years to treat ailments and flavour foods.  They are the oldest form of medicine that has stood the test of time.  We can now analyse each herb to understand fully the medicinal and nutritional properties.  Western mainstream medicine has dismissed all herbal usage during pregnancy and lactation.  That…