The theme for this conference is Innovation, Integration & Inspiration and how these apply to herbal medicine and naturopathy in the management of chronic conditions that align with Australia's National Health Priority Areas: cancer, cardiovascular health, mental health, diabetes mellitus, asthma, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions, obesity, and dementia.
You may be blissfully unaware of the issue of herbal adulteration in the natural medicine industry. In this article, Andrew puts this issue under the microscope.
What are the most common immune challenges with young children? And what are the most common herbal and nutritional options to support immunity?
People who suffer from anxiety are four times more likely to develop ulcers compared to those who don’t, according to results from a ten year prospective study.
Recognising, diagnosing and effectively treating anxiety with an evidence-based integrative medicine approach.
Even though the liver is considered the primary organ of detoxification, the integrity of the intestinal epithelial barrier must not be underestimated. The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is a major site for dealing with toxic burden. Over the course of a lifetime, the GIT processes more than 25 tonnes of food, which represents the largest load of antigens and toxins confronting the human body.
Sarah Franklin is a Registered Nurse, Naturopath and Acupuncturist whose passion is supporting cancer patients before, during and after orthodox therapy. Sarah successfully uses an integrative approach to reduce the side-effects of orthodox treatments and enhance quality of life of her patients.
Dr Janet Schloss is a well-known and highly respected Naturopath and Nutritionist who has recently completed her PhD thesis on nutritional supplementation in Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN). Indeed, so powerful were her discoveries during her research that she is now regularly asked to speak internationally to disseminate these clinical implications to improve patient care in hospitals.