Posts Tagged ‘female health’
Secrets for Managing PCOS?
Woman to Woman… Do you want to know the secrets of managing PCOS? Today I wanted to talk about high testosterone levels in women. The medical term for this is called polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS. I wanted to dispel a few myths, let you know what I’ve observed in my natural medicine clinic, (which…Read More
Hop into Health – The Healthy Consumer in 2013
Inspired that things are changing and people are becoming more aware, especially as today is World Environment Day. Today on Hop into Health, I interview Amanda Parker, remedial masseuse, owner of The Shack in Nobby’s Beach and owner and creator of natural skin care range Probio. Podcast here. Today I wanted to tease out where…Read More
Hop into Health Giving from the heart
Today on Hop into Health, I interview Karleen Harrington from Save the Children Australia and Carole Becker a long time friend and most amazing soul. ** The following is the gist of the interview. Podcast here. The blog is my words, not transcript. ** Q: Karleen and Carole, tell us more about yourselves and how…Read More
Hop into Health – Is there such a thing as mind over matter?
Mind Over Matter. Peak performance. Paving your most perfect life. No doubt if you have been told this as a bit of a “toughen up princes” you may not have fully understood its power. Is it as simple as conquering a fear with your mind first, then reaping the rewards? If that’s the case, surely…Read More
Does Homer Have low Testosterone?
As I watch long time favourite cartoon show, The Simpsons, I can’t help to think the Homer Simpson archetype is so hormonally accurate it’s scary. Mumbling about his 39th year and feeling a failure and having nothing to show for his years, Homer is the perfect example of a man with low testosterone and/or high…Read More
Hop into Health – the low down on back care with Dr Jay Miller
Today on Hop into Health, I chatted with colleague and friend Dr. Jay Miller. Jay is a chiropractor and today we focused on chatting about back pain and next pains/headaches. Podcast here. Q: What does a chiropractor do? A: A chiropractor does 5 years of training at university 3 years as an under graduate and…Read More
Interview Rabbit Radio – Compounding Hormones
Today Sam Beau Patrick interviewed Jack Hammond, Compound Pharmacist, on Bio identical hormones and Vitamin D. The interview based around HRT, bio identical hormones, and other natural options. These are some take home grabs: 1. Bio identical hormone supplements are made to the individual patient’s needs. 2. The hormones are extracted from wild yam and…Read More
How to balance your blood sugar so you can lose weight – part 3
Glycaemic Index The degree to which insulin rises when assisting with glucose shuttling is called the Glycaemic Index (GI) of a carbohydrate. It is measured against glucose which has a rating of 100. All carbohydrates will have a GI listing and are rated out of 100. Always aim to eat lower GI foods but remember…Read More
How to balance your blood sugar levels so you can lose weight part 2
You should avoid activating lipogenesis (fat making) which is what the traditional previously promoted “ healthy pyramid” eating plan used to do. By raising the levels of glucose and insulin simultaneously one switches on a process in the body called lipogenesis (the making of fat). Eating protein with carbohydrates will keep insulin and glucagon in…Read More
How to balance your blood sugar levels so you can lose weight part 1
Food is broken down by our bodies into 3 basic groups: carbohydrates (commonly called carbs), proteins and fats. Carbohydrates are predominantly from plant sources and their basic structure is a helix referred to as a sugar ring or glucose. The body then stores glucose as glycogen in the muscles, liver and spleen for when it…Read More