In herbal medicine, Withania somnifera has a long history of use for stress as an adaptogen. Recently researchers took a look on how this might impact body composition in chronically stressed individuals.
Iodine plays an important role in optimal functioning of the thyroid. How much is needed? and how prevalent is deficiency in Australia?
Prolonged stress makes our bodies produce more cortisol, which is great if we are cavewomen and need to escape from marauding tribes, but not so great if we have to deal with everyday work problems.
In this interview Andrew speaks with naturopath Amie Skilton on her special interest, that being chronic skin conditions, which includes acne, eczema and psoriasis.
Amie shares her knowledge and experience in addressing the underlying causes of skin diseases and expertly provides a wealth of clinical and practical advise for practitioners wanting to learn more about how to use herbs and nutrients to treat these typically stubborn and persistent health conditions.