Functional Medicine – a paradigm shift in our approach to chronic illness!

  It seems that every once in a while there is a paradigm shift in our understanding of something complex and significant. Somehow we’re trapped into thinking in certain ways about these...

What is the immune system?

  We put a lot of emphasis on the immune system and its proper functioning in relation to cancer, but do we really understand what the immune system is and how it works? It is hard to pin it...

Event: Thermal Imaging, Preventing and Detecting Illness

  Join Rosa and Phil who are speaking at the CNM in London on the 6th of December about how Thermography can be used as an early breast cancer assessment and how it helps to intervene as a...

A Prevention-Based Society

  Breast health 'awareness' seems to be the key word in October, but what good is awareness without a guide good health. Prevention AND awareness seem like a better strategy, but how would we...

Preventive Health

  It is no longer enough just to treat a disease and hope for the best. There is a quiet revolution going on – prevention is the key, and an active role in your health will save your life....

Stress and Breast Cancer

In the list of factors that increase the risk of breast cancer, stress features strongly, but because it’s a psychological condition it is much harder to evaluate accurately. Hopefully, this post...

Legislation for Prevention

  Cancer and obesity are at epidemic proportions - even though there are preventative measures we can all take. But, what role should the government have in this - should they legislate for...

What is the immune system?

  We put a lot of emphasis on the immune system and its proper functioning in relation to cancer, but do we really understand what the immune system is and how it works? It is hard to pin it down because it is a system – meaning that it’s a group of organs, cells...

A Prevention-Based Society

  Breast health 'awareness' seems to be the key word in October, but what good is awareness without a guide good health. Prevention AND awareness seem like a better strategy, but how would we promote the idea of preventative health? The effects of cancer on...

Preventive Health

  It is no longer enough just to treat a disease and hope for the best. There is a quiet revolution going on – prevention is the key, and an active role in your health will save your life. Diet, exercise and other lifestyle choices are clearly within your control...

Inflammation

Inflammation is considered the “the silent killer” that can lead to chronic disease like arthritis, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, inflammatory bowel disease, dementia and even depression. Inflammation is a natural process by which the body's white blood...

Integrative Healing

If you watch Chris Wark’s interview with Dr Leigh Erin Connealy, you may notice a stand-out point that deserves a mention. Dr Connealy makes it very clear that after a cancer diagnosis, her patients who focus on nutrition and integrative medicine first, have significantly better outcomes than patients who come to her after going through the mill of radiation, chemo and surgery!