Oh Bummer! How does disappointment affect mood?

Oh Bummer! How does disappointment affect mood? by Vanita Dahia Things not working out your way? On a downer? Feeling down or disappointed? When things don’t work out the way we expect them to, we might feel overwhelmed or saddened by circumstances. That downer feeling involves neurotransmitters becoming imbalanced and changes in neural firing underpinning […]

Custom Compounded Amino Acids vs Protein Powders

by Vanita Dahia Did you know that the amino acid constituents are not the same in the different types of protein powders? Photo credit: las – initially via Visualhunt / CC BY-NC-ND If you happen to be Glutamate toxic, it is very important to reduce neurotoxic foods from the diet. You may be taking a […]

Amino Acids – the Building blocks of Protein

Amino Acids – the Building blocks of Protein by Vanita Dahia Amino-acids in practice The benefits of taking amino-acids to improve your health can hardly be overstated. All the body tissues – every muscle, hair, nail, enzyme, and brain cell – is made from amino-acids. They are central to the bio-chemistry of your body. It […]

Alchemy of the Mind Book Launch

Book Launch – Alchemy of the Mind

Book Launch – Alchemy of the Mind Vanita Dahia would like to invite you to join her at the launch of her very first book: Alchemy of the Mind Date: Wednesday 15 March 2016 Venue: Elyros Restaurant, Level 1, 871 Burke Road, Camberwell, Melbourne, 3124 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm Alchemy of the Mind offers an engaging and informative […]

Tis the season for the Sneezing

Weather patterns are changing, so are our immune systems. Do you suffer with? Sneezing Asthma Skin rashes Itchy eyes You may be a victim of the crazy weather we are experiencing in the Southern Hemisphere. Albeit that we are out of the spring hay fever season, our summer’s present themselves with extreme heat, rain and […]

Festive season is Binging season

The festive season is a great excuse to indulge excessively in the merriment of celebrations. Why Not? After all, working hard through the year entitles us to relaxation time. As we celebrate festivals around the globe, it is customary to indulge in festive delicacies and pump up the calories. Five ways to control binging 1. […]

Is Histamine the reason you are depressed?

Is Histamine the reason you are depressed?

Taking antihistamines for your allergies? Anxious or depressed? Suffer with migraine headaches? You may have a histamine imbalance if you have answered yes to these questions. Histamine is a neurotransmitter or brain chemical derived from an amino acid called histadine. Histamine is well known for its association with allergies, eczema, or hayfever. It acts as […]

5 Reasons Why Integrative Medicine Works

5 Reasons Why Integrative Medicine Works

5 Reasons Why Integrative Medicine Works by Vanita Dahia You’re tired, stressed, and feeling down. You are juggling all the duty balls in the air whilst suffering from insomnia, indigestion and hot flushes. You get to your doctor for a five minute consultation who readily hands you a script for a symptom, or perhaps increases […]