Gluten Related Autoimmune Attack… It’s happening to me right now!

DERMATITIS HERPETIFORMIS

Presenting as a severely itchy, stinging, blistering, SYMMETRICAL rash.

This gluten causing rash is called DERMATITIS HERPETIFORMIS and is a manifestation of coeliac disease; otherwise known as the “gluten rash” or the “coeliac disease rash.”

The name, dermatitis Herpetiformis, is a descriptive name.  The rash is not related to either dermatitis or herpes, but a specific autoimmune skin condition. Continue reading Gluten Related Autoimmune Attack… It’s happening to me right now!

Overcoming Poor Health WILL NOT be Achieved Without Getting Over These 2 Hurdles!

If you are sick and tired of being sick and tired… and simply not getting better / or you are getting worse… PLEASE READ THIS!

Overcoming ill-health simply WILL NOT be achieved if 2 of the biggest hurdles; JUSTIFICATION & COMPLIANCE are not learned and put into practice.

It can be very frustrating for me when I know what my client needs to do, to overcome their health issues.  But! they simply can’t justify the cost of their own health.. Let alone find the willpower to change their bad habits.

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How Medical Misdiagnosis Easily Happens

A Personal Account of Client Misdiagnosis

Blood Pressure and CHOLESTEROL LEVELS FLUCTUATE THROUGHOUT THE DAY

After surgery your cholesterol soars.  It also increases when you battle infections, are under a lot of stress and so on!

Your blood pressure is literally a yoyo.. up and down depending on the activity at hand.

IN A HEALTHY PERSON, ITS NORMAL!

Sudden Rise In mY CLIENT’S Blood Pressure

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How Blood Pressure Testing is Flawed & Hypertension Overdiagnosed!

Blood Pressure is Self-Regulating

I strongly believe mainstream blood pressure testing may be inaccurate and flawed because of slack practices.

Depending on the activity at hand, blood pressure is supposed to go up and down. Fluctuations are routinely made in order to direct appropriate amounts of oxygen and nutrients to specific parts of the body. 

When the doctor takes your blood pressure it is a snapshot of what your body is doing to self-regulate at that particular time.    

Blood pressure is self-regulating and the body’s natural response to a stimulus.

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Acid Reflux, GERD & Heartburn… Explained!!

There are many reasons that people suffer  from Acid Reflux, GERD & Heartburn; and contrary to popular belief its NOT from too much acid!!

Don’t believe the drug companies advertisements; acid reflux symptoms are not caused by too much acid in the stomach.

In fact, research suggests, it is quite the opposite.

Firstly lets distinguish between the 3 conditions; although similar they differ in their manifestations. Continue reading Acid Reflux, GERD & Heartburn… Explained!!

Wheat, Gluten & Gluten Related Disorders EXPLAINED !

Wheat,  Gluten,  Gluten Sensitivity,  Coeliac Disease,  Non-Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity and Gluten Intolerance….  HOW CONFUSING!!   

There are so many terminologies surrounding wheat and gluten today that  I feel the need to clarify them.  They create so much confusion and a majority of the time they being are used incorrectly.

Firstly, what is Gluten?

Gluten is a generic term; it is found in the endosperm (nutritive starchy tissue surrounding the embryo) of all grains (a grain is the seed of a grass).  These proteins can be broken down into smaller proteins called Prolamines and Glutelins. Continue reading Wheat, Gluten & Gluten Related Disorders EXPLAINED !

Autoimmune Disease Symptoms Checklist… Are you on the SPECTRUM?

Autoimmune Symptoms may “Begin” to manifest very early in life.. and be entirely different for each person.  Wherever your weakest links are, is where the tissue damage will start to occur.

For example: 

If someone is diagnosed with “coeliac disease”, their first symptoms (possibly many years or decades before) may have begun with: Continue reading Autoimmune Disease Symptoms Checklist… Are you on the SPECTRUM?

HIGH & Low BLOOD PRESSURE.. my Thoughts!

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

High blood pressure results from an increased force of blood moving through your arteries from your heart.  This pressure, over time compromises the integrity of the artery walls.

Prolonged stimulus and accumulated stressors e.g. toxins & excess weight may assist to cause this major imbalance.

The body now needs more blood for a reason! Continue reading HIGH & Low BLOOD PRESSURE.. my Thoughts!

Calcium Imbalances, Medications, Supplementation & Risks

Calcium… The Foundation of Good Bones & Good Health

We are all aware that calcium is required in the body for maintaining strong bones & teeth.

Yes ! Calcium is the foundation mineral in bones;  although, the consumption of calcium alone does not build bones.

Most people eat enough dietary calcium.  The problem lies more with “are they able to utilise the calcium that they eat?

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Why you Should NEVER take ANTACID Medications

What are Antacid Medications?

Antacids work by neutralising the acid made by your stomach. This neutralisation makes the stomach contents less corrosive.

Antacids ingredients include aluminium hydroxide, magnesium carbonate and magnesium trisilicate.

What we are not told is that this action, in-turn, blocks important enzymes required for proper digestion.

5 Symptoms of Stomach Acid Imbalance

  1. GERD
  2. Acid Reflux
  3. Heartburn
  4. Indigestion
  5. Ulcers

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