A Healthy Childhood Starts Before Conception

Recent advances in our understanding of the role of epigenetics have indicated that the nutritional status, toxic load, hormonal profile and stress levels of parents-to-be can significantly impact on rates of miscarriage, birth outcomes and childhood development. Combined with changing fertility patterns and older…

Infection and inflammation. The effect of chronic infection as a driver of not only acute inflammation, but also autoimmune disease.

The role of chronic infection as a key driver of the inflammatory aspects of skin lesions is understood by the healthcare community at large and often treated with powerful, broad spectrum antimicrobials. However, the balance of the commensal skin and gut microbiota and their…

The importance of healthy digestive function for skin health

Practitioners of Natural Medicine always place emphasis on optimizing your digestive function in an effort to maximize many aspects of your health – and rightly so. Correct digestive function is essential to skin health, but equally important is the robustness of the eliminative channels…

Hormonal Imbalance, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and it’s Symptoms

An explanation of all the hormonal imbalances, affecting the body and brain, altering mood and disturbing the stress response

Anti-inflammatory herbs and vitamins for immune imbalance

Polypodium and Vitamin D Regulate Th1 Autoimmunity Th1 Balance is a formula which combines the South American herb polypodium, a potent natural inhibitor of Th1 cytokines, with vitamin D, to regulate the drive of Th1 cell-mediated immunity. Vitamin D is essential to regulate over…