How to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome

How to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome The most important thing is to understand what pattern of Irritable Bowel Syndrome is present and causing symptoms. Excluding those conditions that are known as “red flags” or serious health conditions – such as IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) – is vital. Treatment guidelines based on Irritable Bowel Syndrome patterns are readily […]

What are Irritable Bowel Treatments?

What are Irritable Bowel Treatments? Just a quick overview of what is Irritable Bowel Syndrome:   It is a functional gastrointestinal disorder meaning there are no biochemical or structural abnormalities on investigation such as those found in IBD (inflammatory Bowel Disease). It is fairly common in Australia.  The syndrome is characterised by:  Recurrent abdominal pain, related to […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Symptoms

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Symptoms Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a relatively modern phenomenon that came about from an increasing number of individuals developing a functional disorder of their bowels. What does that mean??? If you go back into the history of medicine – there was no Irritable Bowel Syndrome 50 years ago. If there was […]

Benefits Of Being Alkaline

ACIDITY VS ALKALINITY: THE ALKALINE BODY: MYTH OR REAL? Since time immemorial, people have been trying to search for ways to eliminate diseases altogether, hoping to stumble upon some metaphorical elixir of life. Many believe that the concept of ‘acidic’ and ‘alkaline’ diets is a relatively new one. It has, in fact, been around for […]

FATIGUE? Burnt out?? HIGH COPPER, how too much of a good thing can wear you out!

One particular pattern I saw in my patients with chronic fatigue was a high copper level on a hair mineral analysis (HMA). HMA – hair mineral analysis – is like looking at the rings in a tree trunk and reflect what a person has BEEN EXPOSED TO in their systems and or is “turning over” […]

Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms

Often patients will start up our conversation telling me that they are tired, or not sleeping right and keep waking up feeling anxious. That they’ve seen a doctor and having had their blood tests done are told that there is nothing wrong with them  … their blood tests are “ok” but they don’t feel that fine. They’re tired […]