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?
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 …
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.
Nutrition is even more important during pregnancy, both for you and your baby. Many nutrients are needed to fuel growth and development, while supporting maternal nutrient stores needed for breastfeeding.
Neuroinflammation is defined as inflammation of the brain and central nervous system, and it may be responsible for a large part of global mental health burden. It is the brain's response to disrupted homeostasis, or equilibrium.
In natural medicine, client-centric care is important to establish all reasons why the condition has developed and continues to exist - these may include social, emotional, physiological, or psychological factors.
Adaptogenics are a class of herbs that help the body respond to stress, and increase physical and mental performance. They do this by acting on the adrenals directly or the hypothalamus.
If your body could talk, what would it tell you that you should be eating? Well, science has come up with a way to help you decipher just that. Nutrigenomics is the science of discovering how the food we eat interacts with our genes.
When it comes to digestive health, understanding the importance of the bacteria that live in our gut and their subsequent contribution to wellbeing is vital.
Our world is increasingly full of chemicals and environmental pollutants that act as metabolic disruptors. Mental health, gut & liver function, immunity, even fertility are affected by these ubiquitous substances.