October 18, 2012 by  
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Oestrogen is essential for healthy female reproductive function. This hormone plays a part in every stage of a female’s life – from early childhood development to puberty, throughout the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, childbirth and finally, through the menopausal years. Too many women suffer from symptoms related to having either too much or not enough oestrogen […]


September 11, 2012 by  
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POTENTIAL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH TAKING STATINS (CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING DRUGS) According to research published in the Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis, taking even a small dose of 10mg of statin drugs, such as Crestor, Lipitor, Lipostat, etc can deplete your CoQ10 levels by an amazing 40% in just 2 months. Muscle pain is one common side effect […]


August 13, 2012 by  
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Do you suffer from fatigue, flatulence, headaches, bloating, excess burping, indigestion, joint pain, sinus congestion, skin rashes, stiffness, constipation or diarrhoea, or are you finding it hard to lose those excess kilos? If you said “Yes” to one or more of these, you may have a food intolerance. WHAT IS A FOOD INTOLERANCE? Food intolerance […]


July 22, 2012 by  
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MAY I BE FRANK Recently I watched a DVD from the US called ‘May I Be Frank’ and personally, I thought it was one of the most B-grade, boring docos I have ever watched and wouldn’t recommend it to anyone but I would like to share something that was shown on there with you…. The story […]

There is Always a Reason for Pain!

January 3, 2012 by  
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Good Riddance to Propoxyphene In the wake of the market withdrawal of propoxyphene in November 2010, prescribers this year had to decide which analgesics were the best alternatives to the “Worst Drug in History”  ‘Physicians Say Good Riddance to ‘Worst Drug in History’   According to Allison Gandey (Medscape News 2.2.11):  “An estimated 10 million […]

Common Foods May Be Causing You Pain & Disease

April 29, 2011 by  
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I have seen a number of new cases lately of people with acute arthritic symptoms in their hands, knees, backs and other areas of their body. When I ask them if they have been eating more tomatoes, eggplants and/or capsicums, the answer is often “Yes”. This time of year these foods are in abundance in […]

Do You Suffer From Fatigue, Weight Gain, Mood Swings, Anxiety and Depression? If So, It Might Be Your Hormones!

January 26, 2011 by  
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One of the areas of health that I specialise in is Naturopathic Endocrinology (hormonal system balance) and I am amazed by the number of men and women that try to function each day with significantly dysfunctional hormonal systems. Often people are suffering from excessive levels of one hormone in conjunction with deficiencies of other hormones […]