With it's abundance of processed food, increased stress and reduced opportunities for exercise; it's no surprise that modern life puts a strain on the body. The increased exposure to toxins builds up and can lead to health problems; a sign that th
Stealth pathogens include bacteria and viruses that can hide from the immune system. They get into the body like any other pathogen but once inside they can hide by copying other molecules (so the immune system does not recognise them).
You've probably heard about them and may even know somebody who has one - but what exactly is an autoimmune condition? Auto means "self", so an autoimmune condition occurs when the body's immune system loses it's balance and targets itself.
It is the time of year again when we all dread that tickle in the back of the throat that could mean the flu has arrived. This month we look at a few strategies for knocking down cold and flu or even keeping it away entirely.
The digestive tract is where you absorb the nutrients that power your body, so a healthy gut is important for overall health. There are close to two kilograms of bacteria in the gut. Literally billions of tiny micro-organisms known as ‘microbiot
Mental health disorders are a part of life for many of us and yet so few of us want to talk about it. Whilst serious mental health issues are rare, most people will experience feelings of depression or other symptoms from time to time.
Insomnia (difficulty falling or staying asleep) can affect anyone at any age and aside from making life unpleasant also carries significant health risks. Research shows that those who get less than seven hours of sleep (for just one night or many