Asthma: Let’s take a deeper look

2018-09-06T12:37:19+00:00September 6th, 2018|Latest Publications|

When a person experiences an asthma attack, three things are happening at once: The airways grow inflamed, shrinking the space for air to travel; The bronchial muscles tighten, pushing the inflamed walls even closer together; Excess mucus is produced—reducing the available space even more. These asthma symptoms are all coordinated by inflammatory [...]

Brain health, viruses and herbs

2018-04-03T11:40:19+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Latest Publications|

Brain Health: Viruses and the Brain Brain health - Researchers have known for some time now that neurological (brain) health can be affected by inflammation. Conditions seemingly unrelated, such as depression and Alzheimer’s, share this common contributory factor. Whether coming from the disrupted barrier function of our gut lining (“leaky gut”), suppressed immunity in the [...]

Endometriosis

2018-03-08T13:45:25+00:00December 2nd, 2017|Latest Publications|

Endometriosis and Nutritional Therapy Endometriosis affects hundreds of women.  A recent client of mine thanked me for the background information including explaining possible contributory factors to her condition, so I thought I might share this. Endometriosis is diagnosed when tissue normally found in the endometrium (the lining of the uterus) is [...]

What is Functional Medicine?

2017-12-03T18:47:10+00:00December 2nd, 2017|Latest Publications|

What is Functional Medicine? The use of the term “functional” amongst healthcare professionals is becoming very popular – whether it is  functional supplements, functional nutrition, functional psychology and of course (perhaps where the term was first used), functional medicine. I am a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine (based in [...]

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