A recent randomised, double blind, clinical trial conducted by Majib et al (2017) determined the beneficial effect of vitamin D supplementation on sleep score and quality in 20-50 year-old people with known sleep disorders according to the Pittsburg Sleep Quality Index (PSQI).
When aiming to address allergic symptoms, reducing exposure to known allergens is essential. These recommendations can be given to assist in regulating normal immune responses and stabilising mast cells to reduce excessive histamine release.
Research indicates Vitamin D deficiency leaves athletes at higher risk of upper respiratory illness.
Sunscreens contain inorganic or organic compounds called ‘filters’. These filters scatter and/or absorb ultra-violet radiation (UVR), resulting in reduced photo-ageing and keratoses. Despite these benefits, there are both ecological and human health concerns with sunscreens.
Understanding the aetiology of rosacea and where natural medicine can aid in calming flare ups.
We welcome back Ananda Mahony to cover Part 2 of Holistic Pain Management. Today Ananda dives in to the evidence-based herbal and nutritional interventions for pain as well as the other modalities that can be employed successfully to help improve patient's wellbeing and quality of life.
We are led to beleive that the Flu Vaccine is the only choice when it comes to prevention of Influenza, when in fact, there's mounting evidence Vitamin D is another reputable choice.
A robust systematic review and meta-analysis has revealed regular vitamin D supplementation is strongly protective against acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including colds and flu.