inflammatory disease

The Great Cholesterol Myth

The Great Cholesterol Myth Cholesterol has been touted as ‘the enemy’ in recent years and prescriptions for statin medications are regularly handed out to keep cholesterol in check.  In fact, the two top selling pharmaceutical drugs in Australia are statin medications. But is cholesterol really as bad as we have been led to believe?  Let’s take a deeper look. A quick stroll down memory lane. Have you heard of a guy called Ancell Keys? He is the reason for the…

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The Pillars of Health for Autoimmune Mastery (Part 1)

The Pillars of Health for Autoimmune Mastery (Part 1) Health is multifaceted. It is never just about what you put into your mouth or how many sessions you do at the gym each week.  True holistic health comes when we address ALL aspects of our health, including our physical, financial (yes, money is important as financial security helps us to feel safe), mental, emotional and spiritual needs. Many people focus solely on diet when it comes to managing autoimmune disease,…

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What stress is actually doing to your body

What stress is actually doing to your body. I have three patients who have been on my mind a lot lately. All three have quite different stories, experiences and symptoms, but they all share one common thread that is impacting on their ability to really thrive – and that common denominator is STRESS. Let’s face it, 2020 has been stressful. I saw a Facebook post recently that said “2020 is what happens when you mix your tarot deck with cards…

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