Coeliacs disease… The yes, the no’s and the maybe’s

March 4, 2014
The House of Healing

Coeliac Disease It is estimated that at least 1 in every 60 Australian women and 1 in every 80 men are affected by coeliac disease.  Around 80% of Australians affected remain undiagnosed. So what is it?Coeliac disease is when our immune system reacts to a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, oats etc.  It is not fully understood why someone develops coeliac disease however we do know that it is partly genetic in origin. Current…

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February 1, 2014
The House of Healing

GUT HEALTH Most of us have heard of ‘leaky gut syndrome’ …………….. So what does it actually mean?   The lining of your intestinal track, where you process food and absorb the essential nutrients you require, has an increase in permeability.  This means large spaces develop between the cells of your gut wall allowing bacteria, toxins and food to leak into the bloodstream creating havoc in your system. Your intestines are supposed to dispose of…

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November 30, 2013
The House of Healing

The Festive Season is officially upon us and it is easy to get caught up in the holiday parties and feasts that come along with it. While it is unrealistic to think we can avoid all the goodness wrapped up in the Festive season, the beautiful sunshine we are blessed with over summer can make us feel invincible; however the best way to ensure we bring in the New Year feeling like a million dollars…

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Is your body supported by the amount of Minerals in your diet?

November 1, 2013
The House of Healing

These days you don’t have to be a spiritual hippy to be into health. Chances are if you’re reading this blog you are mindful of your health and diet…but have you thought about the essential minerals fuelling your body to produce skin, muscle, and bone every day? Minerals in our bloodstream carry nutrients and oxygen around our bodies sending nerve signals along brain and body pathways to formulate chemical messengers that shuttle from one organ…

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Cellulite Problems? Kiss Cellulite Goodbye Forever!

October 1, 2013
The House of Healing

Cellulite Problems?  Kiss Cellulite Goodbye Forever! Acoustic Wave Therapy (AWT) is a new revolutionary anti-cellulite and skin tightening process.  How does AWT work on Connective Tissue? AWT mechanically vibrates connective tissue in affected areas of the body, improving skins appearance of the body:-  *  Causing the connective tissue to stretch which increases its elasticity*  Producing increased vascularisation (the organic process whereby body tissue develops capillaries), ensuring better exchanges to the connective tissue*  Producing an inflammatory…

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Do you suffer from Sinus Congestion and Hay fever?

September 2, 2013
The House of Healing

Do you suffer from Sinus Congestion and Hay fever? Many people suffer in silence from allergies but allergies are not something that you simply have to put up with! It is possible to manage your allergies naturally. Common allergy symptoms include sneezing, sinus congestion, itchy eyes, persistent cough, wheezing, asthma, headaches, and skin disorders such as atopic eczema. If you have allergies it is important not to only be looking at symptom relief.  The underlying…

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Copper Toxicity

August 1, 2013
The House of Healing

Copper Toxicity Anyone who suffers from headaches, fatigue, insomnia, depression, skin rashes, learning disorders or premenstrual syndrome may have a copper imbalance.  Copper is an essential trace element that is vital to the proper functioning of organs and metabolic processes.  The human body has complex homeostatic mechanisms which attempt to ensure a constant supply of available copper while eliminating excess copper when it occurs.  Too much or too little ingestion of copper can result in…

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June 30, 2013
The House of Healing

Stress and Immunity…Is Your Health being affected by Stress? People tend to ignore the fact that their stress is taking a toll on their health.  In our fast paced world stress can be unrelenting.  If you often feel anxious, worried, depressed, irritable, exhausted, overloaded or forgetful it is likely that stress may be a major factor.   It can come from both physical and emotional sources and severe, chronic stress can affect every part of your…

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Bioidentical Hormones – How Can They Work For Me?

June 1, 2013
The House of Healing

Our hormones are responsible for many critical functions in the body.  They are the body’s messaging system – they communicate between the brain and the individual glandular cells, as well as between cells, and they feed back information to the brain.  As we “mature” our glands do not function quite as well as when we were young. We do not function optimally when our hormone levels decline or are not balanced.  It’s all about balance. …

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April 30, 2013
The House of Healing

Shaping Your Immune System Your immune system has an amazing ability to protect your body from external invaders, being the primary defence against potentially harmful substances and microorganisms in our environment.  The immune system is  complex not just a single entity.  It is a network of cells, tissues and organs all working together to defend the body against tiny invaders.  Its multifaceted network of cells war against foreign invaders, mediate the healing of damaged tissue…

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