When it comes to inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, nutrition is a key factor in disease management and several studies are showing that the keto diet may be detrimental for psoriasis. The keto diet is a low carbohydrate diet with up to 50% of food intake from fats. It has gained popularity over the… Continue reading Keto & Psoriasis don’t mix!
There’s a ton of ideas floating around social media about the best diet for chronic health issues. Some have research to back them up, many don’t. So, when I read this recent paper reviewing the studies that found positive effects of dietary changes on pain intensity in musculoskeletal pain (MSK) I was one happy practitioner!… Continue reading Dietary relief for arthritis & musculoskeletal pain
A recent article written for the Australian Natural Therapies Association magazine discussing as a practitioner how to approach pain from a holistic perspective. We have all felt pain at some time in our lives and as health care professionals many of us are treating patients with persistent pain in our clinics. In acute pain, once… Continue reading Rethinking Chronic Pain
Key points from this video: I am consulting via Phone or Skype for all naturopathic clients. Supplements and herbs can be picked up directly from Vibe or posted out. At Vibe Natural Health we understand the concern around COVID-19 and its potential impact on our community. It is important that everyone is committed to helping… Continue reading Consulting during Covid-19
Hello! It has been radio silence for a while but I have been working on a project and my BIG NEWS is that we are about to launch a new pain education program at Vibe Natural Health called PainWise. I am so excited about this 4-week education program because I know how powerful knowledge is… Continue reading PainWise – Innovative Pain Education
The festive season is in full swing and like me, many of you may already be considering the next year and the plans and goals you want to set in place for 2019. Or if you aren’t yet, at some stage these ideas may creep into consciousness. Frequently goals for the oncoming year are about… Continue reading Stay motivated!
In this Facebook live video Elysia and I discuss the factors that underpin eczema development and how being a good detective can result in effective management.
If you do a quick search about Turmeric on the Internet you may begin to wonder what it can’t do. The list of benefits reported is extensive and the diseases it is purported to treat are numerous. This super-spice is popping up in all sorts of interesting ways from Turmeric lattes to fermented drinks. It… Continue reading Turmeric, a super spice for pain
In my first FB Live with Elysia Humphries from Vibe Natural Health we discuss why acne is so impactful on self worth, why so many people with acne feel like they have tried everything but still aren't getting results, and look a some of the key factors that contribute to acne from a holistic perspective.… Continue reading Acne low-down on FB Live
Vitamin D deficiency is known to play a role in many inflammatory skin conditions, and certainly is seen to be a contributing factor in acne. Acne is an inflammatory skin condition with both systemic inflammation and local inflammation within the skin, even at the very early micro-comedone stage of development. The causes of local inflammation… Continue reading The vitamin D and acne connection