Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis 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 neurone, starts to […]

pain relief from the kitchen

Pain Relief from the Kitchen

Pain Relief from the Kitchen Suffering with pain? Pain pills not working or upsetting your system? Pain in the bones, muscles or joints? Pain is an unpleasant feeling which can be acute or persistent. Acute pain can be intense and last a short time but chronic pain persists for long periods and often resistant to […]

Exercise, Hot Flushes, Sweating and Iodine Deficiency

Exercise, Hot Flushes, Sweating and Iodine Deficiency by Vanita Dahia Doesn’t it feel amazing to have a good sweat after a session of exercise? Fed up of sweating during menopause? Constantly sweating irrespective of the temperature? Generally, most people tend to sweat when they have exerted themselves during exercise, live in humid environments, or are […]

Indigestion vs Hypochlorhydria

Indigestion vs Hypochlorhydria by Vanita Dahia Seeing, smelling, tasting or thinking about food signals the appetite regulatory hormones in the brain to stimulate hunger, salivate, and initiate the release of digestive enzymes. The anticipation of eating begins the process of digestion with biliary, enzyme and acid secretions. Digestion plays a key role in preparation of […]

Insomnia and Sleep Disturbances

Insomnia and Sleep Disturbances by Vanita Dahia Natural Treatment Approaches About a third of the population complain of sleep disturbances either in the form of delayed onset of sleep or maintenance of sleep. Sleep is necessary for restoration and recovery enabling physiological process is to repair the body. Sleep is also necessary for energy conservation, […]

Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) for Stress

Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) for Stress

Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) for Stress by Vanita Dahia Stress is a common phenomenon in today society which describes a state of disharmony or a threatened state of homeostasis. Stress hormone cortisol and DHEA on the most pertinent hormonal markers used to identify the degree of adrenal stress, adrenal insufficiency, or adrenal fatigue. Thomas Guilliams […]

Healthy Body with Vanita Dahia

Healthy Body Book – The Alchemy of Optimal Health Chapter by Vanita Dahia – Free Download

Healthy Body Book – The Alchemy of Optimal Health Chapter by Vanita Dahia – Free Download I recently mentioned that I have written a chapter called ‘ The Alchemy of Optimal Health’ in the book ‘Healthy Body’ with a foreward by Carol Cooke AM. The good news is that you can now download this chapter completely […]

Holistic Retreats - evidence of benefit

Holistic Retreats – do they create measurable physiological and psychological changes?

Holistic Retreats – do they create measurable physiological and psychological changes? by Vanita Dahia I was inspired by the tutelage and support of John Vasta and Heather Musgrove of  Vasta Retreats, a retreat of vision, awareness, and strength through acceptance Heather Musgrove and Vanita Dahia have worked towards measuring the stress hormone, Cortisol and a […]

Daily Routines for Optimal Health – Oil Pulling

Daily Routines for Optimal Health – Oil Pulling

Daily Routines for Optimal Health – Oil Pulling Daily routines that can improve your health dramatically Allocation of about 15 minutes in the morning to perform the daily routines can make a profound difference to your health, energy and mood. Upon rising, perform Oil pulling with tongue scraping Apple cider vinegar and lemon drink Breathing […]

Daily Routines for Optimal Health – Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Drink

Daily Routines for Optimal Health – Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Drink

Daily Routines for Optimal Health – Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Drink   Daily routines that can improve your health dramatically Allocation of about 15 minutes in the morning to perform the daily routines can make a profound difference to your health, energy and mood. Upon rising, perform Oil pulling with tongue scraping Apple cider […]