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How Yoga and Meditation Can Help Relieve Atrial Fibrillation

By |February 2nd, 2017|

Atrial fibrillation is common in clinical practice. It increases the risk of stroke sixfold and early death by two times in women and 1.5 times in men.
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) is also termed intermittent atrial fibrillation. It is defined as an episode of atrial fibrillation that ends spontaneously or with intervention in less […]

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Why Intravenous Vitamin C Therapy is Popular in Integrative Medicine Centres

By |January 31st, 2017|

I have worked in several integrative medicine centres where integrative medicine and functional medicine doctors provided injectable nutrient therapy services. Injectable nutrient therapy has always been popular amongst celebrities such as Tina Turner, Simon Cowell, Rhianna and Madonna to name but a few.

Intravenous vitamin therapy is a method of administering vitamins and minerals directly into […]

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Clinical Trial Shows That ‘Indian Ginseng’ Relieves Osteo-Arthritis Pain Treatment

By |January 27th, 2017|

Osteoarthritis, which is characterised by loss cartilage in the jointsleads to pain and loss of function primarily in the knees and hips. Osteoarthritis, affects 9.6% of men and 18% of women over the age of 60. It is predicted that knee osteoarthritis may become the fourth leading cause of disability in women and eight most […]

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The Importance of Nature in the practice of Yoga and Meditation

By |January 19th, 2017|

I have worked in several Integrative Medicine centres using Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation in treatment protocols successfully, and especially so in preventative healthcare.

The forces of nature
At its core, Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation work with the forces of nature i.e. prana, doshas, chakras etc. Originally, Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation were practised in nature e.g. by rivers, […]

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Time to Focus on the Integrative Medicine Healthcare System

By |January 17th, 2017|

It is becoming more obvious that the current healthcare system in high-income countries is not working and the cost of healthcare continues to increase.This viewpoint has been validated by a recent landmark report commissioned by The Lancet journal and conducted by 27 international specialists revealed:

57% of patients in China use inappropriate antibiotics
16 to 70%inappropriate hysterectomies […]

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Vitamin D Nutritional Supplements May Help Chronic Headaches!

By |January 13th, 2017|

Globally headaches are the most prevalent neurological disorders with around 50% of the general population reporting headaches during any given year with a tension-type headache being the most common.
Vitamin D is a hot topic in medicine today. We know that vitamin D plays a role in bone health and there is some evidence that Vitamin […]

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Why Omega-3 is Good for Arthritis Pain Treatment?

By |January 10th, 2017|

‘Arthritis and rheumatism’ is a general term that represents many types of arthritis; the most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease) and rheumatoid arthritis. In Greek, Artho means joint and it means inflammation.

Omega-3’s are popular nutritional supplements that are often prescribed for arthritis pain treatment.

The term omega refers to the terminal carbon atom farthest from the functional carboxylic acid group (–COOH). […]

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Review of Turmeric Nutritional Supplements

By |January 6th, 2017|

Ayurveda is the sister science of yoga and meditation. They are overlapping healing disciplines and share many common threads.

Turmeric is a beautiful yellow spice used by many followers of Ayurveda, yoga and meditation. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for over 5,000 years for relieving gas, dispelling worms, improving digestion, regulating menstruation, dissolving gallstones, […]

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The Use of Lithium in Integrative Medicine

By |January 3rd, 2017|

Bipolar disorder is a chronic disorder that typically develops in early adulthood. It is characterized by episodes of mania and depression, which may alternate.

The cause of bipolar disorder is unknown and possible causes include genetic predisposition. There is also some evidence that dysregulation of serotonin and norepinephrine may be an important factor in this disease.

Integrative medicine […]

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Yoga and Meditation can help children with Autism

By |December 30th, 2016|

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability; it affects how a person relates to their environment and their interaction with others. Autism was once considered rare but now it is the largest disability group in Australia with 1 in 63 Australian school children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These figures are replicated in most […]

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