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Are Heavy Metals in Skin Care and Tattoos making us Sick?

The University of California study in Environmental Health Perspectives found 9 toxic heavy metals, including cadmium, arsenic, aluminium, manganese and other toxins in 32 lipsticks. (1) Women, and some men may apply lipsticks from 2 to 14 times a day. Lead and Mercury may also be found in skin lighting creams , anti-caking makeup and

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how toxic are metals in the body

How Toxic are Metals in the Body?

Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements found in multiple industrial, domestic, agricultural, medical, and technological applications. Toxic levels of meals may be potentially harmful to the body affecting neurological, endocrine, metabolic and immune systems. Their toxicity depends on several factors including the dose, route of exposure, and chemical species, as well as the age, gender,

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The sweet danger of sugar in Diabetes Control

The Sweet Danger of Sugar in Diabetes Control

The Sweet Danger of Sugar in Diabetes Control by Vanita Dahia Chronic and complex diseases are experienced by adults and children alike which manifests as behavioural condition like ASD in children up to auto-immune diseases in adults. Where do these diseases originate? Is it too many calories in and too few out leading to the

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Brain Fog, Allergies to Mast cell Activation

Brain Fog and Allergies to Mast Cell Activation

by Vanita Dahia Fatigued, short of breath? Reactive to smells and can tolerate a handful of foods? Body feels like its shutting down? You may a Histamine issue or Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS). There are over 200 mediators of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome which impacts many organ systems. These mediators can have widespread effects

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Hit the Sweet Spot with Diabetes Control

Hit the sweet spot with diabetes control

Hit the sweet spot with diabetes control By Vanita Dahia Alchemy of Health Webinar Series Why is it important? Imagine waking up one morning blind in the eyes or losing your toes because of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a world-wide epidemic which marries up with obesity. Excessive sugar consumption is impacting the public health

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Is Testosterone the reason erectile function changes?

Q&A Get answers to your health questions. Health question and answers have grown in popularity in recent years as a means for patients to obtain health information from medical professionals. There is a plethora of health information available in all sorts of media. You might get lots of opinions from your health professional, your friend

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Herbs vs Drugs for Mental Health

Herbs vs Drugs for Mental Health – Which is better?

Q&A Get answers to your health questions. Health question and answers have grown in popularity in recent years as a means for patients to obtain health information from medical professionals. There is a plethora of health information available in all sorts of media. You might get lots of opinions from your health professional, your friend

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Healthy Solutions for Sleepless Nights

Healthy Solutions for Sleepless Nights

Restore sound sleep with green space, circadian hormone and neurotransmitter rhythms and targeted phytotherapy Tired of lying there restless or counting sheep? Can’t get off to sleep? Having trouble staying asleep? A third of your life is spent sleeping. Good quality sleep is essential to survival, as important as food and water. The dreaded sleep

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Boosting BDNF in Alzheimer’s Disease

Boosting BDNF in Alzheimer’s Disease

Brain derived neurotropic factor (BDNF) is naturally produced by brain cells to regulate normal brain and plasticity. Boosting BDNF in the brain can also delay the cognition degradation that occurs in Alzheimer’s Disease and Senile Dementia. It is estimated that in 2020 there are between 400,000 and 459,000 Australians with dementia, with Alzheimer’s disease (AD)

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Vaginal Infections

How Healthy is your Vagina?

The health of your vagina affects much more than your sex life. Vaginal health is an important part of a woman’s overall health as it can affect your fertility, desire for sex and ability to reach orgasm. Ongoing vaginal health issues can affect your confidence and cause stress in a relationship. We know about the

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Unlock your DNA to Personalise your Diet

Unlock your DNA to Personalise your Diet

What you eat will not change the sequence of your DNA, but your diet has a profound effect on how you “express” the possibilities encoded in your DNA. The foods you consume can turn on or off certain genetic markers which play a major role in your health outcomes. Your DNA contains information that determines

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