Many people consume shakes and protein bars as meal replacements or snacks. In the clinic I often get asked by parents if they should give their children these food articles because the manufacturers do a great job of advertising these products as the key to health. Protein shakes and bars have a wide range… Read More Should Children Take Protein Bars and Shakes?
Homeopathic Remedies for Post Stroke Symptoms by Heather Caruso B.Sc., Hom, RNCP/ROHP A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is somehow cut off. Brain cells are deprived of oxygen and the cells die. The effects of a stroke depends on a number of things, where the damage occurred in the brain… Read More Homeopathic Remedies For Post Stroke Symptoms
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic degenerative neurological condition that affects a person’s ability to control movements. Descriptions of PD have been around as far back as 5000BC. There is no known cause or cure for PD and typically as symptoms worsen the patient may take pharmaceutical medications to suppress the concerning symptoms. PD involves… Read More Homeopathic Medicine for the Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
Homeopathic Remedies for Degenerative Disc Disease By Heather Caruso B.Sc., DHMS, HD The term degenerative disc disease refers to the changes in the discs which is the cushioning between the vertebrae in the spine. Normally the space between the vertebrae contains spinal discs which are soft and compressible that allow the spine to bend and… Read More Homeopathic Remedies for Degenerative Disc Disease
The adrenals are small glands that sit on top of each kidney. They control hormones like DHEA, adrenaline, noradrenaline and cortisol. These glands are known as the stress glands because they help one to respond to stress using a cascade of hormones. If there is stress a high cortisol situation may arise. High cortisol… Read More The Adrenals, Small and Mighty Glands with a Big Job
Over 30 years ago, before I became a homeopath, my husband developed a severe pain in his leg one day, which the doctors thought was simple but severe leg cramps and sent him home with a heavy duty muscle relaxant. The next day he had a severe chest pain that hurt when he breathed in.… Read More Homeopathic Remedies for the Symptoms of Kidney Disease
Heavy menstrual cycles can be quite exhausting and painful for women. The Center for Disease Control defines heavy menses as bleeding longer than 7 days, needing to change tampons or sanitary napkins every two hours or more and clots larger than a quarter. Heavy cycles tend to run in families and be caused by other… Read More Homeopathic Remedies for Menorrhagia (Heavy Menses)