Category Archives: Health Conditions

Oxidative Stress – Health Supplements

Considerable scientific evidence implicates oxidative stress in the pathophysiology and many health complications of the human body. The book ‘Biochemical Ecotoxicology’ by François Gagné, Chapter 6 addresses this topic. Oxidative damage arises when the production of reactive oxygen species overwhelms the innate antioxidant defences. At high levels reactive oxygen species can cause damage to biological […]

World Heart Day 2019

The World Heart Federation organises World Heart Day, an international campaign held on the 29th September to inform people about cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke, which are the world’s leading cause of death claiming 17.9 million lives each year. The day promotes preventative measures to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. World Heart […]

Curcumin/Tumeric – Liver Support

A recent study published in the March Issue of Integrative Medicine Research supports the use of dietary curcumin/turmeric for liver support. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing health concern. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of supplementation on liver enzymes in patients with NAFLD. Curcumin/Turmeric Juice is a popular […]

Omega-3 – Type 2 Diabetes

A recent study as published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism supports the use of dietary omega-3 in the management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Type 2 Diabetes is an increasing health concern and management is best achieved under the guidance of a CAM Practitioner where a person’s individualised needs can be monitored […]

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The Skin You’re In

The skin is the body’s largest organ and like any other organ, it is a specialised set of tissues that works together to perform necessary biological functions. Skin problems are among the most common reasons for which people seek homeopathic treatment. In homeopathy, the body is viewed as a complex network of interconnected parts. When […]

Heart Health – CoQ10 Ubiquinol

A review article published in the Indian Heart Journal provides an overview of systematic reviews to determine the efficacy of CoQ10 supplementation in the treatment of patients with poor heart health. CoQ10 exists in two different forms: a reduced form, as Ubiquinol (CoQ10H2), and an oxidized form, ubiquinone (CoQ10). The article addresses the potential for […]

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. On the 5th June 2019, World Environment Day will be on the theme of air pollution. Hosted by China, World Environment Day invites us to consider how we can make changes in our daily lives to reduce […]

World Asthma Day

Each year, the first Tuesday of May marks World Asthma Day (WAD). It is organised by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world. GINA organises WAD in collaboration with healthcare groups and asthma educators throughout the world. The aim; to increase information, care and support for those […]

Immune Defence – Colloidal Minerals

The ‘Whole Health Immune Complex’ launched this month and so far, customer feedback has been extremely positive. This food supplement nourishes the body with colloidal minerals; used specifically for their enhanced bio-availability. It also contains amino acids, biologically active vitamin D3 and Betox beta-glucan, one of the purest and natural sources of immune modulators. Immune […]

Quercetin – Diabetes

A review paper was recently published in the Journal ‘Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy’ which outlines the literature supporting the role of the flavonoid quercetin in protecting against diabetes and its complications. Quercetin possesses hypoglycemic properties as well as its much researched anti-inflammatory, anti-platelet and estrogenic properties. New Vistas Vitamin C Capsules contain quercetin. This supplement was […]

Blood sugar levels – Noni Juice

A recent study published in the Journal, ‘Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine’ supports the consumption of Noni fruit juice to regulate elevated blood sugar levels in patients with Type II Diabetes. The number of patients diagnosed with Type II diabetes is on the increase worldwide. The primary goal of Type II Diabetes management is to […]

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Michael Morrison & Cystic Fibrosis – A Personal Journey

Michael Morrison was well known and respected througout our CAM community. He worked from Tuan Health Sanctuary in Co. Wexford. Mike had a huge personal connection with integrative medicine. He was born with cystic fibrosis, a genetic lung disorder. His family were advised of low survival rates – he may not survive beyond his 12th […]

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