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Health Effects of Flooding Disasters

Apr 11, 2022

More than 20 people have died as a result of the severe floods that occurred in Queensland and New South Wales after two weeks of heavy rain, and thousands of homes and businesses have been damaged. Flash floods are a disaster that no one wants to...

Appendicitis: What You Need to Know to Prevent It

Nov 04, 2021

Extreme abdominal pain might be mistaken as gas, urinary tract infection, kidney stones, menstrual cramps (when you're a woman) or another common condition. It could also be a sign of something more serious that should be handled by a hospital's emergency...

Everything You Need to Know About Adenoids

Oct 27, 2021

Adenoids are just among the hundreds of lymph nodes that help the body combat infection and disease. Their role in keeping the body healthy is certainly crucial. However, they can cause problems when attacked by the very germs they are meant to protect...

What is Crohn's Disease?

Oct 26, 2021

Crohn's disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation of the digestive system. Crohn's can affect any part of the digestive system but most commonly affects the end of the ileum - the last part of the small bowel before it joins the large...

Digestive Health 101: What is Constipation?

Sep 23, 2021

Infrequent bowel movements, or passing hard, dry stools, are signs of constipation. This condition not only causes sluggishness, physical pain and discomfort, but also leaves you irritable and your brain foggy for weeks, if not months. Follow this...

What to Eat to Boost Your Memory

Aug 27, 2021

Memory and brain function What if you could eat yourself smart? Whilst there are other factors than food influencing our memory and brain function, the food choices we make can indeed have a significant impact on our brain health. There are three main...

The Link Between Gut Health and Mental Health

Aug 03, 2021

I have always been a naturopath who believes passionately in the link between gut health and mental health. For this reason, my wellbeing clinic is home to several experienced Psychologists and Mental Health Social Workers to ensure that each client...

Raising Awareness of EGIDs May Lead to a Cure

Jul 30, 2021

About 12,000 Australians are living with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs), including eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE), according to data from the ausEE Inc., a registered charity organisation in Australia representing people who have...

What is Dysentery?

Feb 01, 2021

Do you feel the constant urge to pass stool, have an excruciating headache, and suffer stomach cramps that won't go away? You could be suffering from dysentery, an intestinal infection caused by bacteria that requires immediate attention.  What...

Digital Health: The All-in-One Solution for Your Healthcare Needs

Jul 13, 2020

Can you imagine a hospital or clinic that doesn’t utilise the internet? It keeps a mountain of documents on every one of its patients piled in towering filing cabinets. Every time a clinician needs to review a patient’s record from a specific period, they...

The Facts About Leaky Gut Syndrome in 2018

Jun 16, 2018

Leaky gut syndrome is a condition that is thought to result from deterioration of the bowel, intestine or gut lining. This increased permeability of the gut or intestine allows bacteria, toxins and food to leak into the bloodstream via the cells of the...

A is for Acid: Basic Info About Stomach Acid

Oct 27, 2016

I'm talking about stomach acid!  It's your first line of defence from all those outside nasties that we put inside our bodies along with the food that we eat.  Let's not confuse the acid produced inside your stomach with the acid that's produced...

Diet and Gut Issues: What are the Connections?

Aug 29, 2016

There is something about gut issues that may make it difficult for you to talk about in polite company.  Whether it be gas, constipation, a bout of diarrhoea, these issues are rarely discussed as they are a cold, so many are suffering in silence.

Scientists Find 69 Factors that Influence Gut Bacteria

May 09, 2016

Our digestive system is an intricate, intriguing thing. And scientists in Belgium have just unearthed 69 different factors that control the bacteria in your gut.The long list includes your choice of chocolate, contraceptive pill, sleep habits, medicine, and...

Pregnancy Cravings: Best Nutrition Tips for Pregnant Women

Feb 24, 2016

We should aim to follow a healthy, balanced diet throughout our lives. But women who are pregnant (or trying to conceive) should be even more careful about understanding and meeting their nutritional needs in order to ensure a healthy pregnancy and...

How Exercise Affects Your Gut Health

Jan 25, 2016

You probably know that working out is good for keeping fit and healthy. But did you know that exercising at a young age can improve your gut health? How exercise affects your gut health A research team from the University of Colorado Boulder found...

Probiotics and prebiotics: what's the difference

Jul 31, 2015

Have you heard about probiotics and prebiotics, and are wondering what the difference is between the two?  What are probiotics and prebiotics? Living inside our body are millions of bacteria. Some are ‘good’ to ward off infection and some are, well, not...

Gastrointestinal System: The Basics

Jul 02, 2015

The gastrointestinal system is your body's well coordinated system consisting of organs and components that work together to break down the food that you eat into simple molecules like amino acids, fatty acids and sugars so that these may be absorbed...

What is Your Gut Telling You?

Apr 01, 2015

Research shows that there is a direct link between bacteria in your intestines and many an ailing disease. Human beings are filled with microbes known as bacteria.  They live on your skin your nose, inside your mouth as well as in your intestines.  As...

Understanding Your Bowel Health

Mar 18, 2015

It’s not really something to discuss at the dinner table, but understanding your bowel health could very well save your life. So it’s important to take the time to find out what’s normal – and what’s not – when it comes to bowel movements...

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