Blog — immunity
Antibiotics - a bit of a catch Twenty-two So, you’re feeling throaty, chesty, raspy, think you might have an ear infection – or maybe you’re just feeling ‘bleh’ and want to figure out why. Among the many things that send us to the Doctor are viral infections. Most of us, as frustrating as they are, would hope for a viral diagnosis over a bacterial one, as they usually only require rest and there is no need for prescribed medications. Although we try to avoid antibiotic use, it must be said that in circumstances where ones’ health is at serious risk...
What to do when the Autumn Chill Takes you by Surprise As she leaves us with devastation in her wake, it appears, at least for the Sunshine Coast, that Cyclone Debbie has also prompted a quick, cool change in the weather. Granted, twenty-three degrees Celsius is not the coldest it could be, it is though, a quick and significant change from the ‘30 something’ degree days we’ve been copping for months and months and months and months. It’s often the case that the colder months jump out from the shadows where they’ve been lurking all Summer and take us by...
GOING UNDER THE KNIFE “We’re going to have to operate.” They’re 6 words that no-one ever wants to hear. No accountant, no musician, no dancer, no athlete, no teacher, no stay at home Mum… No-one. Because instantly, when we’re confronted with those words, our state of mind alters. A thousand questions power through our brains. Will I live? Die? Be better? Worse? Will it affect my way of life? No matter the nature of the surgery – it’s never an easy moment. One question that the surgeons always focus on, but we, remarkably, tend to avoid, is, ‘is your...
Everyone is talking about bone broth. You can find it now in just about any whole food protocol or diet. And clearly given the business I now own, I love bone broth. It is just magical on a cold winter morning, especially when the early symptoms of a cold or flu are coming on.