Insulin resistance and its ultimate consequences of acne, weight gain, Metabolic Syndrome

In conjunction with dietary and lifestyle changes, the herbs pomoeabatatas (Caiapo), Cinnamomum cassia (Cinnamon) may improve the body’s handling of glucose and help to manage the myriad of long-term consequences associated with insulin resistance. Whilst insulin resistance and its ultimate consequences (e.g. acne, weight…

The link between stress and Metabolic Syndrome

The effect of stress on this syndrome of illness

Causes of Weight Loss, The role of Toxicity, Inflammation and the Psyche

GIVE YOUR PATIENTS A METABOLIC ADVANTAGE The two key dogmas of weight loss are “calorie in, calorie out” and “a calorie from any source is still a calorie”. Any Practitioner with some experience of weight loss patients will know that both of these statements…

Benefits and tools for weight loss management

The reasons why you should do a weight loss regime with a Naturopath

Cardiovascular and Inflammation

Recent studies such as the JUPITER trial, which showed a beneficial effect on cardiovascular risk from the management of inflammation, not lipids, have shown just how critical non-lipid factors are to cardiovascular health. Many of our patients are at risk for cardiovascular disease and…

Syndrome X

Metabolic Syndrome or SyndromeX, continues to hit health headlines. One in four Australians presenting with the constellation of obesity or weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and blood sugar imbalance (Diabetes or Hypoglycemia) regulation are meeting the diagnostic criteria for Metabolic Syndrome X….