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The Role of Curcumin in Pain and Inflammation
12 February 2024

Curcumin – A Natural Treatment for Muscle and Joint Pain

Musculoskeletal conditions are responsible for 13% of total disease burden in Australia, costing an estimated $14 billion in 2018. Arthritis is responsible for the majority of these figures, and prevalence ...

Managing Chronic Pain with Complementary Medicine | The emerging role of Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA)
29 January 2024

PEA supplementation reduced pain intensity scores in patients with chronic pain

Acting as the body’s internal protective mechanism, adequate levels of palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) are required for effective management of pain and inflammation. Synthesised within the body from palmitic acid2, this master ...

Complementary Medicine and Chronic Pain
15 January 2024

Complementary Medicine and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is common and complex, impacting approximately 3.6 million Australians, including 1 in 5 Australians aged 45 years and over. Continuing to rise at an alarming rate, it is ...

Probiotics Can Reduce Symptoms of Reflux
12 December 2023

Probiotics Can Reduce Symptoms of Reflux

Impacting approximately 10-15% of the Australian population1, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a chronic and persistent condition affecting the upper digestive tract. GORD develops when stomach acid leaks out of ...

Long COVID l Low Levels of Circulating SEROTONIN Found in Long COVID Patients
28 November 2023

Long COVID: Low levels of circulating serotonin found in Long COVID patients

Responsible for almost 7 million deaths worldwide1, COVID-19 is the deadliest communicable healthcare outbreak of the 21st century. Among the hundreds of millions of confirmed cases, it is estimated that ...

Omega-3 Supplementation Can Improve Depression Symptoms
13 November 2023

Omega-3 supplementation can improve depression symptoms

Mental health conditions continue to be on the rise, with over 1 in 5 Australian adults estimated to have experienced a mental disorder in the past 12 months.1 Globally, depression ...

sensory nerves resulting in symptoms of tingling, numbness and burning, usually in the hands or feet.
30 October 2023

Elevated vitamin B6 levels and peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a broader term that encompasses various neurological conditions that involve damage to the peripheral nervous system, impacting motor, sensory or autonomic nerves. Diabetes, excessive alcohol intake, ...

Managing IBS with Probiotics
17 October 2023

Managing IBS with Probiotics

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic functional gastrointestinal disorder which can significantly impact quality of life.1 With symptoms of abdominal cramping, altered bowel motions, bloating and flatulence, IBS is ...