Today’s Subject: Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)

Now this is a subject that I am sure both guys and gals can relate to, am I right? I remember awhile  ago when I was doing research on this topic I met a doctor who specialises in female reproduction, he told me that if a female was at her optimal level of health and…

Nepal: Six Months On

It was April 25th 2015, the centenary of ANZAC day. A day where New Zealand and Australia put aside their sporting rivalry to pay tribute to the soilders that landed in Gallipoli and ultimately, lost their lives. While we were paying our respects to our kinsmen some 8000km away a tragedy in its own right…

Jagran Jan Vikas Samiti: A NGO

This is for those of you who have been wondering what on earth I have been doing these past few months. I have been doing my second stint with an organisation in India, utilising my Myotherapy and Naturopathy skills to help those who are trying to help themselves but don’t have the opportunity or resources…

Today’s Subject: Cholesterol and Declining Hormones.

Cholesterol has an extremely important function in the body but it has become a word in which people seem to fear. This should not be the case. With the right diet and adequate exercise Cholesterol can be managed with ease and without the use of potentially harmful medications. Just remember that everyone is individual and…

Today’s Subject: De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

I seem to be at that age where it feels like almost everyone is having children. As a result I have been seeing a great deal of concern coming from new mums with wrist complaints . This is very common amongst mums with newborn babies. De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is usually the diagnosis but is widely known as “baby wrist”…

Today’s Subject: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).

It is interesting the people you come across when you are learning. While I was doing my Postgrad people would ask what I was studying (Female Endocrinology), after explaining exactly what that entails their faces would light up and say “oh I suffer from such-and-such” or “my partner has this.”  Then the questions would come…