Stop The Over Reaction Now

Over-reaction of Body Systems Has To Be Cooled

Many over-reactions take place throughout the body causing much pain IMG_1262and anxiety as well as serious diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Depression, Asthma, Allergies, Crohns, Irritable Bowel  and many more.Research over the last few years in the Human Gut project has the researchers very excited as new ways to effectively damper these over-reactions have been discovered. For many years medical practitioners have depended on antibiotics to kill disease causing bacteria. Germ theory has served us well bringing a lot of previously untreatable diseases under control. But now we find that while we have been bombing out the bad germs we have also been bombing out the good ones.Continue reading

Evidence Based Medicine – Just How Scientific Are We?

Science And Evidence Based Medicine

We all talk about and claim we do it but do we. We have doctors of medicine (MBBS – MD) who claim they are friends of science. We have naturopaths (BNat-ND) who claim they only use scientific methods but do we? We have associations that claim they represent scientifically proven therapies. We have pharmaceutical companies that claim their drugs are scientifically proven to do what they claim. We have herbal and nutraceutical companies that claim they have scientifically proven their herbs and supplements do what they claim and of course we have regulators who watch over all this and have the power to take action to stop any false claims.

Do We Believe Them?

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Lifestyle Medicine Has Been The Most Exciting Thing I Have Been Involved With

Looking Back

I did very well in fifth and sixth class after a teacher pulled me aside in the playground and said”Son, you are going into my class next term and I have been checking you all out, you Unknown-2could top the class if you weren’t the class clown” After 56 years I still remember it clearly. I did not know whether he was right but it sure lifted my academic game after he said it and I did really well in his classes. It was after the half yearly exams in sixth class that my father at the age of forty three years took his first heart attack. My health journey started here. I had been considering trying to become a medical doctor or a scientist of some description but now I had to consider what the future held in store, had I just witnessed my own future?Continue reading

Supplements

fish_oilNutraceutical companies function very much like their role models the pharmaceutical companies and their agenda is the same. They educate clinicians in natural medicine such as Naturopaths/Herbalists more than the training colleges just like pharmaceutical companies train doctors of medicine (MBBS or MD the higher qualification). If you are into evidence based medicine, as you should be then you should be looking at research produced by research doctors (Doctor of Philosophy) PhD or Masters of Science (MSc).Continue reading