Here’s why and what you can do about it For most people, having a few drinks every now and then doesn’t do them any harm. Alcohol is a socially acceptable way to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. However, there’s no denying that when misused, alcohol can have serious health effects. For some, overindulgence can
I was asked by a patient this week what I thought of the comments made before Christmas regarding Toxaprevent and the level of lead. The post said to stop it immediately and don’t take it due to the lead levels. My patient said she and her family would not take it again until she had
Why getting a health check up should be at the top of your list The beginning of a new year is prime time for many people to set their health related resolutions and goals for the year ahead. Common health goals include things like; losing weight, quitting smoking, introducing an exercise regime or just aiming
How to manage depression and anxiety over the festive season It’s supposed to be ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, but for many people Christmas can be one of the most stressful periods of their year. If you suffer from depression or anxiety you may experience more emotional triggers than usual. Things like; family
This is the first of two articles about the antibiotic resistance crisis. Part 2 will discuss strategies to manage the crisis and new agents for the treatment of bacterial infections. Go to: INTRODUCTION The rapid emergence of resistant bacteria is occurring worldwide, endangering the efficacy of antibiotics, which have transformed medicine and saved millions of
When supplementing with methylated supplements (e.g. methylfolate or methylcobalamin) there is potential to react to them. A reaction to methylated products can be for several reasons, the most common being: Further genetic mutations that impact the passage or metabolism of methyl products in the body, thereby leading to a ‘block’ and build up of methyls.
Benefits Of Daily Smoothies. Ever heard of a breakfast smoothie? Many people drink them as an easy and convenient way to have breakfast on the go. But there are so many more benefits on offer. Pack in More Fruits and Veggies Did you know, according to Australia’s Health 2018 report, more than 99 percent of
One incredibly important nutrient for our every day biochemical function is Vitamin B12. It’s an often overlooked nutrient and I believe many people are deficient without even knowing it. Our body cannot produce Vitamin B12 on its own. It’s requirement is fulfilled by its absorption in the intestine through food items, such as eggs, cereals,
Methylation can be defined as a vital biochemical process which is required for the proper functioning of our body. It involves the addition of a methyl group to a molecule which acts as a biological switch for certain activities like energy production, detoxification, DNA repair, regulation of gene expression, detoxification and synthesis of several neurotransmitters.