Tag: Nutritional Medicine

Vitamin D in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease. The endometrium of women with endometriosis presents abnormalities on a structural and functional level affecting proliferation ability, adhesion molecule expression, steroid and cytokine production, and presence of immune components. Endometriosis is one of the most common… Continue Reading “Vitamin D in the management of endometriosis”

Magnesium in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease characterised by the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside of the uterine cavity. The migration of uterine endometrial cells into the pelvic cavity form lesions on multiple sites across multiple organs. Endometriosis is one of the most… Continue Reading “Magnesium in the management of endometriosis”

Meditation in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease characterised by the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside of the uterine cavity. Endometriosis is one of the most common gynaecological diseases in women affecting around 15% of women of reproductive age. Adolescent women with endometriosis are… Continue Reading “Meditation in the management of endometriosis”

The potential of herbal medicine in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects 10-15% of women of reproductive age. Some of the symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia (painful sex), pain, and infertility. Epigenetics, altered hormones, inflammation, and immune dysregulation have been implicated in the progression of endometriosis. Herbal medicines have… Continue Reading “The potential of herbal medicine in the management of endometriosis”

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. This month I will be posting information on Endometriosis to increase awareness of this chronic silent condition. Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease characterised by the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterine cavity (e.g. ovaries,… Continue Reading “March is Endometriosis Awareness Month”

Happy New Year! All the best for 2021

Happy New Year. 2021. Wishing you all the very best for 2021. Chase your dreams and make them a reality. “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! All the best for 2021”

The clinical utility of the B Vitamins: A snapshot

The B Vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins that include thiamine (vitamin B1; active form is thiamine diphosphate), riboflavin (vitamin B2; active form riboflavin-5’-phosphate), niacin (an umbrella term for niacinamide, nicotinamide, nicotinic acid; vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6; active form… Continue Reading “The clinical utility of the B Vitamins: A snapshot”

Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board

I have been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board. Worldwide, Australian complementary medicine products are highly regarded as safe, effective, and of the highest quality. My vision for the direction for the Australian Complementary Medicines Industry is to: Increase public health and… Continue Reading “Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board”

Fellow of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS)

Very proud to announce that I am a now a Fellow of Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS). It is an honour to be recognised.

Mentoring program is currently full

Hi everyone. Currently the mentoring program is full. It’s been a very busy time with mentoring practitioners. The next intake looks to be September, but will keep you updated if any spaces become available.

Introduction to Nail Diagnosis

Nails often reflect the general state of health and wellbeing of a person. It is known that systemic disease/s can produce changes in the nails. Detailed examination of the fingernails can provide indications of nutritional deficiencies and potential underlying systemic diseases. This brief video… Continue Reading “Introduction to Nail Diagnosis”

Vitamin K2 in arterial stiffness and vascular calcification

Vitamin K2 is essential for blood health,1 vascular health,2 and normal coagulation.1 There is increasing evidence that micro-calcification plays a role in atherosclerosis and is an active player in plaque progression and destabilisation. Vitamin K2 has shown beneficial effects in arterial stiffness,2,3 vascular calcification,… Continue Reading “Vitamin K2 in arterial stiffness and vascular calcification”

Sage advice for cognitive improvement

Salvia originates from the Latin word meaning “to heal”. Sage has various uses relating to cognitive function, including improving attention, learning, memory, secondary memory, cognition, and cognitive decline. Other uses of Sage include mood, inflammation, oxidative stress (antioxidant), hypercholesterolaemia, gout, dyspepsia, heartburn, bloating, ulcers,… Continue Reading “Sage advice for cognitive improvement”

Positive vibes

Sending out positive vibes to everyone during this stressful time

Positive thinking

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will – Zig Ziglar

Dr Brad’s Top 20 for 2020

Check in on family and friends Stress less Slow down Think positively Don’t sweat the small stuff Drink more water Eat more vegetables Eat more fruit (minimum 2-3 serves daily) Follow a Plant-based diet Care more and do more about the environment Use less… Continue Reading “Dr Brad’s Top 20 for 2020”