Poor sleep is a common complaint for both children and their parents. Fatigue in children can cause a number of problems in waking life, including decreased concentration, behavioural issues, school absenteeism, lower immune resistance and less emotional resilience.
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. 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 overlap with various other common conditions.
The immune systems of children undergo tremendous change and maturation in the first years of life and are extremely sensitive to both exogenous and endogenous signalling.
Most of us have heard of vitamin D, but did you know that it needs other vitamins and minerals to do its job properly in the body? Read on to find out which ones, what they do, and how you can make sure you’re helping this important vitamin to work as best it can!
Cold sores are one of the most common recurrent viral infections in the world, with 20 to 40% of adults infected at some point during their lifetime. With concerns over the rise of drug resistant viral strains, researchers have been investigating efficacy of natural alternatives such as lysine, zinc, Echinacea purpurea (echinacea) and Melissa officinalis (lemon balm).
While they may only constitute approximately 4% of total body weight, the importance of minerals in maintaining health and wellbeing cannot be underestimated.
Alcohol is a large part of Australian culture and, for the most part, many of us don't give our habitual intake any thought. But given the health risks associated with its consumption, it is worth considering how often and how much we drink, and what we can do to reduce its impact on our health.
Exploring the results of evidence using zinc in bronchiectasis, HIV and recurrent spontaneous abortion assoicated with anti-paternal cytotoxic antibodies.