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Asthma – More than just a little short of breath

Asthma, it’s more than just being a little short of breath. Breath gets shorter and it becomes harder to get air in. You have to work more to get a breath and the more you try seemingly the worse it gets. Not being able to breathe properly is incredibly stressful, not to mention dangerous, particularly when it can come at …

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Autoimmune Disease

What is Autoimmune Disease? Autoimmune diseases occur when the immune system identifies a particular tissue of the body incorrectly as an invader. The immune systems function is to protect the body from external invaders that might cause disease. As a result the immune system attacks the body tissue in question causing inflammation, and damage to the cells in question. What …

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Detox Myth Part 2: Getting your act together

Okeydokey. So, despite our last e-news letter suggesting that beginning to make your spring changes early, you have yet to engage the detox process. That’s okay because I’ll let you in on a secret….you are human. Yes, hard to admit sometimes I know. The great thing is though that you do feel the need to make a change. You are …

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Protect Your Immune System This Winter

Yes it’s that time of year again when all the cold and flu remedies come out of the cupboard and all of us health care practitioners start harping on about how to keep your immune system primed. Well this year I decided to do something different and go with the crowd…yes I detect the irony here. The reason I have …

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The little vitamin that could…

There was once a little vitamin called D, who got pushed around by the big A, B and C vitamins. Nobody thought little vitamin D was useful. Even little vitamin D. But, thanks to a large number of independent studies, it was discovered that little vitamin D possibly had some strong antiviral properties. And when winter came, everyone in the …

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Hayfever Relief

Hayfever? In other words, are you bewitched, bothered and bewildered by sinus congestion and hayfever? I know it’s not spring yet, but it is amazing how just a change in any season can make a Snuffleupagus out of many a poor sod. However, there is no need to suffer in silence anymore! Well, you weren’t actually silent, were you? That’s …