Cortisol – friend or foe

Cortisol – friend or foe

It is a common thought! Is cortisol good or bad? Most of the time it is demonized as a stress hormone, but it keeps us very much alive and kicking! I am looking into how chronic disease is started and how it develops and why it is so difficult to stop or repair and...
‘Tis the Season to be Merry!’

‘Tis the Season to be Merry!’

Christmas – a time where we often have all the warm snuggly feelings that remind us of the excitement when we were children; the excitement of opening presents, or the togetherness and love of family, as well as all the love, sparkles and happiness which is so touted...
Understanding Hair Loss

Understanding Hair Loss

This is a subject that is multifaceted with many emotions around it, especially for the fairer sex. Women especially often see hair loss as a loss of beauty, and they worry significantly about the problem. Marketers use this as a platform to encourage people to buy...
Methylation (Part 2)

Methylation (Part 2)

Methylation is essential to our metabolism and how we are built to perform biochemically speaking. It boosts and supports bile production, stress reduction, cognitive function and a lot more. For those of you who think that the MTHFR gene mutation has no consequence...
Methylation (part 1)

Methylation (part 1)

Methylation is a mechanism our body uses to turn genes on and off. This is important for healthy functioning and protects us from disease. I have previously spoken about the power of epigenetics, which is how your environment determines your health, and that we are...
Cancer Causation

Cancer Causation

This may be seen as a controversial topic because we have been led to understand that cancer is this ‘monster’ that is successful in ‘killing’ many, or at least that the prognosis is very bad for this illness. Previously, it was believed that you were unlucky to draw...