The Long and Short on Proton Pump Inhibitors

This medication is now up there with the most commonly prescribed medications in the Western world, despite the emerging evidence that long term use of them reduces your lifespan.  In writing this article I have no intention of you independently taking yourself off Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs), however I do hope this encourages you to […]

Using Herbal Medicine to Prevent and Treat Winter Infections

Herbal Medicine

So it’s that time of year again: Winter. Your nose gets a little runny, then congested, then the sneezing begins, along with a scratchy throat, and if you’re lucky, body aches and pains. “Why does this continue to happen?” we ask ourselves every season. Prevention is better than any cure when it comes to health […]

From Angry and Inflamed to Positively Glowing

This month on the blog it has been all about inflammation. As you will have learned in ‘Top Signs of Inflammation’ many key signs of inflammation may not present in the most obvious ways and the most effective means for overcoming symptoms of inflammation may not be so obvious either.  Healing really begins with supporting […]

Top Signs of Inflammation

Chronic inflammation is now recognised as a significant factor in the onset of common diseases such as obesity, cancer, heart disease and depression. It’s even been implicated in degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.  Our goal in optimising the health of all that cross our path (that includes you reading this article) is […]