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The health status of the female reproductive cycle is a reflection of both local and systemic health. The wide range of signs, symptoms and disorders that can occur as a result of an imbalanced cycle can present as reproductive or non-reproductive issues.

Sep 17, 18
Perilla: a key herb for allergies

If you struggle with allergy symptoms like a stuffy, runny nose, sneezing, irritable eyes or an itchy throat, you’re not alone - around one in five people in Australian and New Zealand suffer from allergic rhinitis.[1]

Sep 10, 18
Quercetin: much more than an allergy therapy

Mention quercetin and the first thing that will spring to mind for practitioners will most likely be its efficacy in the treatment of allergies. Often referred to as ‘nature’s antihistamine’, quercetin reduces the allergic response by stabilising mast cells and basophils thus preventing the release of histamine.

Sep 03, 18
Five key components to managing Hashimotos

Thyroid dysfunction is currently one of the leading endocrine disorders worldwide, with data suggesting about half of the population with thyroid dysfunction has not been diagnosed.[6] This, in part, could be due to the fact that the signs and symptoms of Hashimoto’s, such as fatigue, brain fog, weight gain, low body temperature, hair loss, constipation and mood changes[7] overlap with various other common conditions.

Aug 27, 18
Natural Medicines for Period Pain

It seems inevitiable that most women will experience period pain (dysmenorrhea) at some point time in their life. What many might not realise is the options available to them in natural medicine. 

Aug 20, 18
Social Media Influence on Eating Disorders

There are multiple factors involved in the aetiology of eating disorders.[1] Logging into social media accounts daily, or in many cases even hourly, is now considered the norm in our society. Exposure to these social feeds and messages is regarded as a contributing factor to the development of body image issues and eating disorder development.

Aug 13, 18

Pregnancy complications, infertility issues and the use of assisted reproductive technology is increasing in Australia and therefore there are many who need assistance.

Aug 06, 18

A number of chronic health concerns seen in children are linked to toxicity and resultant oxidative stress, enzyme dysfunction and inflammation. Some examples of these conditions include allergies and chemical sensitivities, immune dysfunction, neurological and behavioural conditions, and cardio-metabolic diseases.

Jul 27, 18

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