Bacteria May Trigger Rheumatoid Arthritis But Australian Bush Medicine May Treat The Bacteria Better Than Antibiotics

August 23, 2015 by  
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‘Bush medicine shows healing potential’ Extracts of an Australian plant have a high antimicrobial activity against a bacterium that may be a trigger for rheumatoid arthritis, says a Queensland scientist. Leaves and peppercorns of Tasmania lanceolata, also known as mountain pepper, are more effective at killing the bacterium Proteus mirabilis than conventional antibiotics such as ampicillin or […]

The Importance of Testing for Gluten Sensitivity, Gluten Allergy & Coeliac Disease

May 11, 2015 by  
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DO YOU HAVE PROBLEMS EATING BREAD OR OTHER GLUTEN-BASED PRODUCTS? Gluten sensitivity is prolific; allergies are on the rise and coeliac disease is also increasing but did you know that there is now one test that assesses for all of these? I can refer you for the most comprehensive assessment available which differentiates between Gluten […]


February 20, 2015 by  
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Auto-immune disease is something I’ve been treating for over a decade and always strive to keep up to date with the latest science in this area but the recent figures are a concern. I did a practitioner webinar last week on the latest evidence on the key drivers of auto-immune disorders such as Multiple Sclerosis, […]


November 20, 2013 by  
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GUT BACTERIA TO BLAME FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS    The onset of rheumatoid arthritis may in part be mediated by gut bacteria, according to a US study that for the first time identifies a link to a specific bacterial species. Using DNA analysis to compare gut microbiota in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and healthy people, researchers […]


November 12, 2012 by  
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For a long time, Naturopathic Practitioners have thought there was a link between certain infections and auto-immune diseases such as Hashimoto’s (Thyroid disease), Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis and other auto-immune diseases. Research is now proving this theory …….. Australian scientists have shed new light into how some autoimmune diseases can take hold, identifying the exact conditions […]


July 10, 2012 by  
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EATING A BALANCED DIET WILL NOT PREVENT NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES AND DISEASE – NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTS PRESCRIBED SPECIFICALLY FOR YOUR BIOLOGICALLY UNIQUE BODY PROBABLY WILL The Forces Against Health inAustralia Nutritional medicine could save hundreds of millions of lives, but vested interests actively pursue the opposite. Commentary by Ian Brighthope, M.D.                                                        Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, June 25, […]