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MALE INFERTILITY

Male infertility is on the rise throughout the world, the recent increase is thought to be influenced by contamination of the environment with Estrogen via human waste products entering our waterways, and through our food chain, by meat and fowl … Continue reading

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COLLOIDAL SILVER – A SUPER ANTIBIOTIC OR POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS FAD?

Colloidal silver is widely promoted as a super-antibiotic and a cure for everything by many American multi-level marketing and health food companies. It is claimed that colloidal silver is virtually non-toxic, however silver toxicity from the indiscriminate use of silver … Continue reading

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THE MALE TRANSITION – ANDROPAUSE

Andropause, the equivalent of the female menopause, occurs around the age of fifty in some but not all men, biological changes take place similar to those in women, causing loss of virility, fatigue, hot flashes and night sweats, increased body … Continue reading

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SOY PROTEIN AND HEALTH

Soy’s naturally occurring phytoestrogens are a potential alternative to HRT. The amount of soy protein that must be consumed in order to experience positive effects of menopausal treatment is disputed, but the average recommended amount is between 20 and 30 … Continue reading

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MEAT ALTERNATIVES AND NECESSARY CONSIDERATIONS

On choosing to adhere to a vegetarian or vegan diet, one must be careful to include sufficient protein, Iron and Vitamin B12 in the daily food intake. PROTEINS Buckwheat, millet, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, sprouted seeds and grains, soybeans, peanuts, … Continue reading

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CONSTIPATION

From a Naturopathic point of view, constipation is existent if the bowels are not opened on a daily basis. It makes good sense to have this expectation, considering the amount of food we consume throughout one day, let alone during … Continue reading

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DIET FOR ELIMINATION OF ALLERGENS

For a period of 12 to 16 days, eliminate all known common allergens from the diet ie wheat, gluten, corn, milk, dairy produce, egg, salicylate, shellfish, colorings and preservatives, nuts, alcohol. Symptoms may worsen for the first 4 to 8 … Continue reading

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SNORING – SLEEP APNOEA

Snoring is one of society’s most devastating and underestimated health problems, affecting 44% of men and 30% of women. In Australia alone, there are over 7 million snorers suffering the side effects of chronic oxygen deprivation due to airway obstruction … Continue reading

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MENSTRUAL DISORDERS

Menstrual disorders can be expected in some women because of the sheer complexity of hormonal and metabolic changes that take place during the average 28 day cycle.   If all is not in order, the following can ensue – depression, tension,  … Continue reading

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COELIAC DISEASE – GLUTEN INTOLERANCE

Coeliac Disease is a combination of factors which results in the degeneration of little finger-like projections in the first part of the small intestine that provide a means of absorption of an abundance of nutrients, hence it is considered a … Continue reading

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