Consulting during Covid-19

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 helpingContinue reading “Consulting during Covid-19”

Relief with opioid discontinuation

Managing persistent or chronic pain is complex. Frequently there is a lack of objective reason for persistent pain yet it is real, personal and subjective and people with persistent pain are of then desperately seeking effective pain relief. I recently attended an “Explain Pain” course in Cairns (which was lovely and warm), which looks atContinue reading “Relief with opioid discontinuation”

Food marketing to kids?!?

Have you ever perused the food options on the shelves of the supermarket looking for the healthiest option, and then read the ingredients only to find it was loaded with sugar…or something that sounds like sugar but you just can’t be sure? A recent Australian study (Pulker et al., 2018) sought to understand the impactContinue reading “Food marketing to kids?!?”

More benefits of Vitamin D

Memory and Vitamin D In other memory related news (see previous post), a 2017 randomised trial in healthy adults showed that high levels of vitamin D improved visual and non-verbal memory, resulting in higher-level cognitive function. This trial was conducted in healthy adults so the mechanism isn’t necessarily about correcting disordered function related to aContinue reading “More benefits of Vitamin D”