Cell Danger Response; Why Methylation might not be something to tamper with, and why Naturopathic Medicine makes sense

Last week I listened to an interview that discussed a concept in Medical Research called the Cell Danger Response.  Whilst this concept is not a new one, it has been evolving and gaining strength for some time, and as an old-school Naturopathically trained practitioner, I have to say it made my heart sing. For those … Continue reading Cell Danger Response; Why Methylation might not be something to tamper with, and why Naturopathic Medicine makes sense

Hot Flushes, Erectile Dysfunction & Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Fatigue is one of the fastest growing epidemics of our modern world, with the general concept being that we are running around in a constant state of ‘Sympathetic Dominance’, otherwise known as ‘fight or flight’. When we are in this rushed state, we are constantly secreting higher than normal levels of Cortisol, which inevitably … Continue reading Hot Flushes, Erectile Dysfunction & Adrenal Fatigue

Allergy Testing; Why Skin Prick testing doesnt always cut it

Hi guys.. Im sitting here this morning in the clinic, sifting through a number of different test results that i have lined up for people later in the week, and it dawned on me that whenever i get people come in with undiagnosed alleriges, they have usually gone down the same path from GP to … Continue reading Allergy Testing; Why Skin Prick testing doesnt always cut it

Hormesis; The way nature intended

So today I wanted to have a quick ramble about a thing called Hormesis.  Hormesis revolves around the concept that certain systems of the body will adapt to, and even thrive from different types of shock, volatility and stressors.  Hormesis is responsible for the adaption you experience after things like exercise, intermittent fasting, vaccinations, and … Continue reading Hormesis; The way nature intended