Some "Gold nuggets" for good health!

Some "Gold nuggets" for good health!

I recently got back from Wellington NZ where I attended a conference with the Australian College of Environmental and Nutritional Medicine. This is the course that GP's do to become integrated doctors - ie those specialising in conventional and natural /nutritional medicine.

The course included topics on gut health, allergies, diet, toxins and functional pathology. There was lots of great information so in this newsletter I thought I would share some of the highlights, the "gold nuggets" to good health which may also help you win a health trivia night!

A Surprising Reason For Exercise Related Injuries...

A Surprising Reason For Exercise Related Injuries...

64% of Australians aged 15 years and over had participated in sport or physical recreation at least once within the last 12 months.

Many of my new clients are surprised to learn that their muscular system plays two key roles. The first, and obvious role is to allow us to move. The second less obvious role is for protection. Read on to find out more about how muscular protection can be a key trigger for exercise related injuries..

Recent survey reveals a significant problem...

Recent survey reveals a significant problem...

A recent survey of more than 10,000 Australian women found 40% have been professionally diagnosed with depression or anxiety. 

It’s clear that we have a significant problem…

Anxiety is quickly becoming a major issue particularly for women aged 18-35. Often with anxiety we just assume that there must some sort of psychological trigger. But is there something else going on?

Fighting Fatigue - the hidden causes of ongoing fatigue.

Fighting Fatigue - the hidden causes of ongoing fatigue.

Fatigue or ongoing tiredness is one of the most common complaints that people ask me for help with. In fact, data shows that up to 25% of patients in primary care suffer from prolonged fatigue. These findings would be less concerning if conventional medicine had better tools to deal with this common symptom. 

Whilst there are a large number of drivers of fatigue, many of the insults affect the same biological pathways. So irrespective of the actual driver building a good foundation for the body as a support to restore normal energy is vital. Read on for more...

Groundbreaking Study: NET Changes Your Brain!

Groundbreaking Study: NET Changes Your Brain!

A long awaited study has provided more evidence that NET really does change the way your brain responds to stress and trauma.
People often experience symptoms of PTSD such as anxiety, stress, and fear from traumatic life events. “The results of this study were really quite dramatic,” said principal investigator Daniel Monti, M.D., MBA, and Director of the Marcus Institute.

Read on for an interesting summary of the results.

Does our birth order shape our life?

Does our birth order shape our life?

Our position in the family has long being regarded as an influencer on our personality characteristics. Being the eldest, the forgotten middle child, the baby or the only child often bring up ideas amongst our peers about why you are the way you are.

Find out more about how your birth order could affect you!