Early life trauma (ELC) influences gene expression during critical stages in neurodevelopment increasing the risk of developing major depressive disorder (MDD), and other mental health conditions, later in life.
Genetic testing can provide extremely useful information to help you create the healthiest version of your current and future self. It can be used to both optimise health and understand the risk of disease.
The human mind is a powerful thing, but it's easily broken. Is the pandemic of depression and anxiety because we're not making enough serotonin, or that we're vitamin D deficient? Or is is that generations of us have become accustomed to learned helplessness?
It's common to encounter a large number of individuals displaying symptoms of stress, anxiety, insomnia and depression at this time of year, particularly those who identify as highly sensitive people (or HSP's).
Herbal medicine and nutritional supplements have the benefit of working in harmony with the body's own natural biochemistry and have virtually no side effects. So which of these are best, and how do you know what's right for you?
We are now on the verge of enhancing our cognitive abilities, ahead of natural evolution.
Gone are the days where depression and anxiety where thought to be purely the result of a biochemical imbalance. Over the last decade, it's become clear that there are multiple factors influencing the pathology behind mood disorders: Environment, diet, genetics, lifestyle and social factors are all at play, influencing not only mental wellbeing, but whole-body …
If you’re feeling confused about what to eat while breastfeeding, you’re not alone. There is plenty of information regarding which nutrients are required during lactation, but not a lot on where and how to get them.
Knowing what you want to achieve is all well and good, but taking action to achieve your health and wellness goals in a purposeful way requires a plan.
Negative relationships and associations about food are responsible for a substantial amount of disease burden in Australia (including obesity and eating disorders) and are fueled by confusing messaging and misinformation that comes from a variety of sources.