Diet optimisation offers an adjunctive strategy that can improve both quality of life and outcomes during conventional cancer treatment.
Greg Mapp is one of the founders of Mirikai, the revolutionary drug detoxification facility situated on the Gold Coast. The centre is now government funded and has grown into one of the largest of such centres in Australia.
In part one of the two part series Greg takes us through the history of the clinic and how medical care of illicit drug detox commonly involves integrative therapies and judicial supplementation to manage symptoms experienced by patients.
In 2014, Volkan Sayin and other Swedish researchers claimed that vitamin E and N-acetyl-cysteine supplements could increase lung cancer in smokers.
In the 1960s Denham Harman hypothesised the free radical theory of ageing, but was himself frustrated by his inability to prove it. Fifty years later the theory still remains unproven.
Reduced glutathione (GSH) is well recognised for its role as a key antioxidant in the body and for its function as an endogenous detoxifier, helping remove toxins and potential carcinogens and it is rapidly depleted by inflammatory conditions.
An extensive range of clinical trials and in vitro research have investigated the effects of astaxanthin in the prevention and treatment of eye diseases, as well as maintaining healthy eye function. The benefits of astaxanthin range from reducing eye strain to having a potential role in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration
In this interview, Dr Alschuler leads us through some of the differences in training and application of Naturopathy in the US versus Australia. She discusses her own journey as a clinician, including her personal experiences with cancer and how they have shaped her practice and approach.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common form of liver disease in Australia. There is increasing evidence for considering NAFLD as part of metabolic syndrome including obesity, hyperinsulinaemia, insulin resistance, hypertriglyceridaemia and hypertension.