SAFFRON RIVALS STIMULANT FOR ADHD

Popular Spice Rivals Stimulant for ADHD The popular and expensive spice saffron (Crocus sativus L), appears to be as effective as the stimulant methylphenidate(MPH) in treating symptoms in youngsters with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research...

Giving your baby the best start

The microbiome undergoes marked changes during pregnancy; an active biological response to facilitate the metabolic and immunological adaptations required during pregnancy. Recent research has shown that the maternal microbiome has a significant influence on the...

PRENATAL VITAMINS REDUCE RISK OF AUTISM

More Evidence Prenatal Vitamins Reduce Risk for Autism Taking vitamins during the first month of pregnancy may reduce the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in siblings of affected children by half, according to findings published online today in JAMA Psychiatry....

Low immune function and recurrent infections

Recurrent infection – The Cause and Consequence of Ineffective Immunity Infectious diseases are usually attributed to the virulence of a pathogen,6 however recurrent infections are a clinical red flag for an ineffective immune response.7 Patients who fall into a...

Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity Rheumatoid Arthritis patients assigned to yoga plus disease-modifying antirheumatic drug therapy also had a drop in depression symptoms. Yoga may be effective as a complementary or adjunct therapy for patients...

Exhaustion and Iron

Tired All the Time Fatigue is a very common clinical presentation and can be due to a myriad of issues including stress, infection, inflammation, hormonal imbalance – the list goes on and on. That said, arguably one of the first things any clinician will think of when...

Mind Over Matter for Weight-Loss Success

Behavioural change is a prerequisite for successful weight loss. Implementing dietary change, calorie restriction, effective exercise, and even attending regular Practitioner visits, all require patients to form new habits. Navigating these behavioural changes can be...

Balancing Female Hormones

Clinically challenging, often complex, and frequently frustrating for women and their Practitioners, female hormonal imbalances are a familiar presence within the natural medicine clinic. Given the high prevalence of hormonal conditions,4 and coupled with perceptions...

Food And Fertility

What Should I Eat to Enhance Fertility? A young fertile couple's chance of conceiving in the first month they try is 25%-30%. By the end of the first year, about 85% of couples achieve a success; the remaining 15% are diagnosed with infertility. Infertility has many...

MEDITATION GREAT FOR PTSD

Meditation May Best Gold Standard Therapy for PTSD Transcendental meditation is effective in reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans and may be a helpful alternative for those who prefer not to receive or do not respond to traditional...

How Are Your Allergies?

Sneezing, Sniffing and Scratching? Allergies Blow! Does your dog send you into a sneezing frenzy? Do certain foods leave you bloated and headachy? Or do pollens and certain grasses leave your skin desperately itchy? If you answered yes, then you know this is a daily...

Good Sleep is Essential

Are You Waking Up Feeling Refreshed? Staring at the ceiling at 2:30 am, unable to sleep, is usually low on people’s list of favourite pastimes. Affecting anyone at any age, insomnia (difficulties falling asleep or staying asleep) and/or waking unrefreshed can be some...

ACUPUNCTURE MAY CUT JOINT PAIN

ACUPUNCTURE MAY CUT JOINT PAIN AMONG POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH EARLY-STAGE BREAST CANCER AND AROMATASE INHIBITOR-RELATED PAIN Acupuncture May Cut Arthralgia From Aromatase Inhibitors Clinical significance of the pain reduction remains uncertain Acupuncture may cut...

CONGRATULATIONS DR HAUSCHKA

WINNER 2018 BEST FOUNDATION The Dr Hauschka Foundation has been named BEST FOUNDATION at the 2018 Natural Health Magazine Beauty Awards. Vegan and suitable for all skin conditions. Nourishing and naturally luminous, the formulation combines mineral pigments with...