April 6, 2017
Australian researchers say they have the first proof that soluble fibre can benefit people with asthma by producing a healthy gut.
A University of Newcastle study has shown fibre supplements positively altered the gut microbiota - a community of good and bad bacteria living in the bowel - and in turn reduced airway inflammation in asthmatics.
The research, presented at the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting in Canberra, adds to a growing body of evidence that shows what you put in your mouth not only affects your waistline and heart but your lungs too.
March 9, 2016
Asthma can be a frightening condition to experience and horrible to witness.
One in ten people in Australia has asthma and it affects people of all ages.
In conjunction with intelligent application of conventional medicine and natural therapies, asthmas impact can be managed.
February 17, 2016
Pregnant women may need to rethink taking paracetamol for pain relief as research has shown modest associations with taking paracetamol during pregnancy with a risk of developing asthma in the infant/child.
Worryingly the research also indicated that babies who were given paracetamol in the first 6 months of life were almost a third more likely to develop asthma.
The next time mums to be or parents reach for the paracetamol, think about these potential ramifications and reconsider whether there may be other less harmful options.
July 22, 2015
Steam inhalation is a method of introducing warm, moist air into the lungs via the nose and throat for therapeutic benefit.
Essential oils are often added to provide additional relief.
Ancient Egyptians recognized the good therapeutic effects of inhalation therapy through the use of public baths.
Steam inhalation has since become a simple and effective home remedy for various health issues.
February 25, 2015
We believe that no matter where you are located in Australia or around the world, you deserve access the best Natural Health Practitioners, genetic/pathology testing and products available.
Therefore we are introducing a Free Initial Consultation for new and existing members.