3 Steps to Shelter from Anger

3 Steps to Shelter from Anger

3 steps to Shelter from Anger Anger is pervasive and contagious particularly as we face transitioning times of turmoil. Studies have shown that imbalances of brain chemicals and stress hormones feeds anger. Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die by Buddha You are the victim of your own […]

assessment ptions in Mental Health

Assessment Options for Mental Health

Assessment Options for Mental Health by Vanita Dahia The complexity of mental health is frequently an intimidating dynamic process that keeps many patients and health practitioners on their toes. An appreciation of the underlying causative factors that occur with mental health disturbances can lend itself to targeting assessment options. Experiencing anxiety, stress or depression? Current […]

the long term health effects hisdden in the Aussie Toxic Smoke

The Long Term Health Effects Hidden in the Aussie Toxic Smoke

The Long Term Health Effects Hidden in the Aussie Toxic Smoke by Vanita Dahia   Australia has been ravaged by the worst wildfires seen in decades with swaths of the country devastated since the fire season began and still continues. The catastrophic bush fires have destroyed more than 18 600 000 hectares of land, destroyed […]

Living with chronic pain

Living with Chronic Pain

Living with Chronic Pain by Vanita Dahia   Pain is multi-faceted – the experience of pain is unique for each person often dependant on several factors. Pain can result from physical, psychological, auto-immune, cognitive, cultural, environmental and genetic factors which sends signals to the brain that something is wrong obstructing the natural flow of blood, […]

Apoe4 Gene in Alzheimer's Disease

APOE Gene in Alzheimers Disease

APOE Gene in Alzheimer’s Disease by Vanita Dahia   Are you at risk for develping Alzheimer’s Disese? Forgetful, brain fog, poor recall? Now you can determine if you are at risk of Alzheimer’s Disease with a simple gene test! Senile dementia and AD are considered the greatest medical threats of the twenty-first century which manifests […]

antibiotics and Bacteriophages

Antibiotics and Bacteriophages

Antibiotics and Bacteriophages by Vanita Dahia Antibiotics making you sick? Needing more than one course of antibiotics? Damaging gut microbiota with antibiotics? Antibiotics are used extensively throughout one’s life to treat bacterial infections. Antibiotics or antibacterials work on mass killing of detrimental bacteria as well as healthy bacteria which leaves us with a potential to […]

Cannabis a therapeutic panacea

Cannabis – A Therapeutic Panacea

 Cannabis – A Therapeutic Panacea by Vanita Dahia The interest and media buzz in cannabis plantations world-wide for medicinal and recreational use has grown significantly since the partial legalisation of Cannabis in some countries. Two components of Cannabis are CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) that bind to cannabinoid receptors in the body to produce its […]

Potential heavy Metal Toxicity in Gluten-free, Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

Potential Heavy Metal Toxicity in Gluten-free, Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

Potential Heavy Metal Toxicity in Gluten-free, Vegetarian and Vegan Diets by Vaanita Dahia Just when you though eating vegetarian foods could be healthier for you, a recent study has shown that you may be taking in metals such as Arsenic, Mercury, Lead, Cadmium, and Cobalt. Many gluten-free diets include grains which has been shown to be associated with […]

Androgen Deficiency in the Ageing Male

Androgen Deficiency in the Ageing Male (ADAM)

Androgen Deficiency in the Ageing Male (ADAM) by Vanita Dahia As a man ages, he goes through lots of changes called andropause pretty much what women go through in menopause. About 30% of men in their 50’s experience andropause. In Australia, about 1 in every 200 men under the age of 60 and about 1 […]

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis by Vanita Dahia Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects the nervous system. The name multiple sclerosis refers to the multiple scars (scleroses) on the myelin sheaths. The myelin sheath around the neurons usually protected with a layer of essential fatty acids aimed at stimulating neurotransmission from neurone to […]