The research just keeps coming in – study after study, showing the enormous effect on our health of good, bad and missing gut bacteria.
Allergies, such as food allergies, asthma, eczema and hay fever are reaching epidemic levels in New Zealand, especially among children.
Are our immune systems struggling? Is our nervous system worn out? Or are the number of allergens increasing?
One of the most common questions we are asked at Health House is
As well as often taking a large number of pharmaceutical medicines, older people are also big users of natural products.
Without our gums, we would have no teeth. It was this exact scenario, when vitamin C was first recognised as being vital for life.
If only I’d known 60 years ago what I know now, I believe I wouldn’t have a single filling.
More and more parents want to treat medical problems in children with natural products rather than what they often consider to be less healthy, synthetic chemicals.
Inflammation can manifest itself in many different ways in the body, including pain and various illnesses and imbalances.
As with all vitamins, ideally we should get them from a healthy balanced diet. However that can be difficult these days even with the best of intentions.
You may remember that in our January/February catalogue I wrote about my five favourite natural remedies.
Our immune system is an intricate network of cells, tissues and organs that all work together, to defend the body against attacks by “foreign invaders”.