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...

How to do a Breast Self-exam (BSE)

 Regularly examining your own breasts plays an important part in being vigilant and keeping an eye out for any problems early, and therefore giving yourself a chance of being treated...

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...

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...

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...

Cancer as a “Lump or Bump”

 The general approach to cancer seems to be more like a ‘lump or bump’ theory – ie. that cancer is merely a lump or bump that we should cut, poison or burn out of the body, thus saving...

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...
Managing your Stress

Managing your Stress

We have written about stress on these blog pages mentioning the different types of stress and how it can negatively affect your health, including increasing your risk of cancer.

How to do a Breast Self-exam (BSE)

How to do a Breast Self-exam (BSE)

Regularly examining your own breasts plays an important part in being vigilant and keeping an eye out for any problems early, and therefore giving yourself a chance of being treated successfully.

Genetic Disposition to Cancer?

Genetic Disposition to Cancer?

There is a lot of confusion around the subject of a person’s genetic disposition to cancer – if your parents and grandparents had cancer, you are very likely to be in the firing line… right?

Cancer as a “Lump or Bump”

Cancer as a “Lump or Bump”

The general approach to cancer seems to be more like a ‘lump or bump’ theory – ie. that cancer is merely a lump or bump that we should cut, poison or burn out of the body, thus saving the patient.

Cancer is a Disease of the Immune System

Cancer is a Disease of the Immune System

Interviewed on ABC news, Dr. William Amalu explains the value of Thermography very well, and its use ‘in addition’ to routine breast health programmes. If you need a clearer overview of the value of Thermography, this is the one, but you can hear the confusion in the voice of the interviewer when he asks why the medical establishment won’t ‘endorse’ Thermography.

Thermography must be offered in addition to routine programmes

Thermography must be offered in addition to routine programmes

Interviewed on ABC news, Dr. William Amalu explains the value of Thermography very well, and its use ‘in addition’ to routine breast health programmes. If you need a clearer overview of the value of Thermography, this is the one, but you can hear the confusion in the voice of the interviewer when he asks why the medical establishment won’t ‘endorse’ Thermography.

What is the immune system?

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

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

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

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...

Legislation for Prevention

Legislation for Prevention

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

Integrative Healing

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!