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LDL-Subfractions in Cholesterol Control

LDL-Subfractions in Cholesterol Control

LDL-Subfractions in Cholesterol Control   A New Paradigm in LDL-associated CVD significance Cardiovascular Disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women worldwide. Does high cholesterol mean a risk for cardiovascular diseases, heart attack, stroke? Why is it important? Half of myocardial infarctions occur in patients with no overt hyperlipidaemia, and 20% …

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Adrenal Fatigue and Stress

Adrenal Fatigue and Stress Why is this important? Lifestyle, physical and psychological stresses put constant demands on the adrenal glands. If they get depleted adrenal fatigue or insufficiency may be experienced. Adrenal dysfunction may reveal the degree of adrenal insufficiency or exhaustion.Symptoms include fatigue, hypotension, and lowered resistance to stress, salt cravings, hypoglycaemia and lowered …

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Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a baffling disease – You either learn to live with it or die from it! Why is this important? MND refers to a group of progressive neurological disorders that destroy motor neurones, the cells that control voluntary muscle activity such as speaking, walking, breathing, and swallowing. …

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A Deep Dig into Neurotransmitters

A Deep Dig into Neurotransmitters   Nuts and bolts of Neurotransmitters Why is this important? Inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmitters are what constitutes happy and sad brain chemicals. The balance of these neurotransmitters is what creates balance in mood. Any imbalances of these neurotransmitter is responsible for all of mental health conditions whether it be stress, …

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Methylation

Methylation Why is this important? Testing of methylation goes beyond MTHFR. Learn about the methylation process, genetic testing for potential defects and clinical protocols for testing the methylation function and effective treatment options which include dietary changes and the proper supplementation. This webinar will give you clinical and practical guidance in: Science-based nutrient therapy system …

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Histamine

Histamine Why is this important? Histamine is a biologically active amine which is involved in immune responses, the regulation of the gut and acts as a neurotransmitter. Imbalances of histamine have been implicated in allergies, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, behavioral disorders and autism. Histamine is most well-known for its involvement in allergic reactions, however it also …

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Pyrroles

Pyrroles Why is this important? Pyrroles are toxic substances to the brain which is determined in the urine and can lead to severe mental health disturbances. Pyrroles is actually a hereditary condition. If your parent or siblings have a mental health condition, you are quite likely to suffer too. Fortunately, if identified early enough, the …

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The Toxic Brain

The Toxic Brain Why is this important? The ‘toxic brain’ may play a significant role in mental health. Mental health disorders have increased with the enormous amounts of toxic metals in the environment and the widespread nutrient mineral insufficiencies of the modern diet. The inability of the liver to detoxify effectively can be a major …

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Functional Assessment Options in Fibromyalgia, CFS and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

Functional Assessment Options in Fibromyalgia, CFS and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions Why is this important? Chronic and complex inflammatory disease has may faces! Conditions of autoimmune disease, Lyme disease, or mould infestations present as inflammation, fatigue, pain and debilitation. Chronic inflammation can result from the following: Failure of eliminating the agent causing an acute inflammation such …

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Testing for Toxic Exposure and Organophosphates

Testing for Toxic Exposure and Organophosphates Why is this important? These everyday chemicals, including organophosphates, flame retardants and phthalates, can be found in food, plastics, furniture, food wrap, cookware, cans, carpets, shower curtains, electronics and even shampoo. They are pretty much everywhere around us. Organophosphate pesticides/insecticides are nerve agents that inactivate an important enzyme which …

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Conquering Chronic Illness – Lyme, Mould, Toxic Exposure

Conquering Chronic Illness – Lyme, Mould, Toxic Exposure Why is this important? Chronic inflammatory diseases have many causative factors. Exposure to infections, mould, biotoxins and gliotoxins must be ruled out in chronic inflammation and auto-immune disease. Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacteria known as Borrelia. The bacteria, a spirochete, is transmitted when …

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Complete Microbiome Mapping

Complete Microbiome Mapping (CMM) Intelligently designed for advanced assessment of the microbiome. Why is this important? The study of the microbiome has transformed of late from culture techniques to genome and PCR techniques. The Human Microbiome Project and research around the globe have characterized the GI microbiome. More than ever before, we are keenly aware …

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Good Mood Food

Good Mood Food Why is this important? Isn’t is quite a conundrum to work out which diet is best? Periodically a new diet becomes fashionable. Some diets may be best suited based on cultural history, health conditions, blood type or may a new fad. “You are what you eat” so diet is the seat of …

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Kidney Function Online Masterclass

Kidney Function Online Masterclass Why is this important? The major function of the kidneys is to remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. These waste products and excess fluid are removed through the urine. The production of urine involves highly complex steps of excretion and re-absorption. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs that …

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Alchemy of the Thyroid Online Masterclass

Alchemy of Thyroid Online Masterclass

Alchemy of Thyroid Online Masterclass Why is this important? Thyroid dysfunction is a common condition and often goes misdiagnosed. The thyroid gland, a small butterfly-shaped gland that sits around the trachea is in control of metabolism and temperature control. The thyroid works intimately with adrenal function. This is why patients with thyroid dysfunction will invariably …

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Alchemy of Hormones Online Masterclass

Alchemy of Hormones Online Masterclass Why is this Important? Hormones are intrinsically involved in numerous biochemical and physiological throughout life. The most pertinent shift in sin hormones if during puberty when sexual function is established. In women hormones fluctuate in various times of life particularly during reproductive years. During this time the opportunity for hormonal imbalances …

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