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Why I Became An Acupuncturist/Nutritionist

Music was my life. Since I was 10 years old and started learning to play guitar that is all I ever wanted to do in life. I hardly made it through high school and scraped through by the skin of my teeth. I did only one tertiary subject in year 12, which was History, and

Diverticular Nutrition

This condition is caused by herniating of a segment of the Large Intestine (Colon). Why this occurs remains unclear, but what all information sources agree on is that fiber, or lack of fiber is a large contributing factor. Here we see the most common part of the Colon affected, notice the herniating segments. Fiber is

Cholesterol Case Study

A 72 year old female presented to the nutrition clinic wanting to lower her cholesterol naturally. She had a strong family history of cardiovascular issues ion her family, with both parents dying of heart disease in their 60’s. She also suffered from Psoriatic Arthritis and had to take Methotrexate to control the inflammation. Methotrexate is

Understanding Arthritis

Here is a condition I regularly see in the clinic. And no patient I have ever worked with has EVER told me about the most important contributing factor, and the only way to both treat and cure it. What is this magical thing that patients don’t know about, and no so called ‘specialist’ ever mentions????

Why I Became a Chinese Medicine/Nutrition Practitioner

Music was my life. Since I was 10 years old and started learning to play guitar that is all I ever wanted to do in life. I hardly made it through high school and scraped through by the skin of my teeth. I did only one tertiary subject in year 12, which was History, and

Sciatica/Herniated disc (slipped disc)

Discs in the spine do not slip, they herniate. This is badly understood and it is important that you understand what has happened if you suffer from this, so you can have it correctly diagnosed and treated. Understanding disc anatomy In between every vertebra (bones of the spine) you have a disc. This provides padding

Understanding Cholesterol

Patients in the clinic come in runs, quite often it is an influx of sore knees, sore lower backs, but in the past few weeks and months I have had many patients with concerns about high cholesterol. So how do you lower cholesterol naturally? And can it even be done? First I need to explain

What can Acupuncture treat?

What Can Acupuncture treat?     This is a question I get asked often. Can it help with this or that condition? What can Acupuncture treat? In a nutshell Acupuncture is for the treatment of people, so it can assist almost every type of health complaint. How is this possible? Well like all natural medicine

The importance of supplements

  Supplements are a joke right? I mean, are they really necessary? I eat well so why should I bother wasting my money??? Is this how you think? Well I have a different opinion and the purpose of this article is to provide some information you may not be aware of,  and why even a

Superfoods

This term is used loosely and with many variants, so what exactly is a superfood? I define superfoods as ‘any edible substance with an exceptionally high nutrient content and also provides medicinal value’. Many of these foods help you build a new and stronger immune system, regulate hormones and greatly improve digestive function overall. What

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