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Migraine Pain
17 May 2022

Natural medicine management of migraine, tension-type headache, and headache pain

Rounding out our series on pain we are look at the use of natural and complementary therapies for the treatment and prevention of migraine, tension-type headache, or headache pain.

Teenagers may be the missing link in reducing future heart disease statistics
04 May 2022

Teenagers may be the missing link in reducing future heart disease statistics

Reports of recent heart attacks in well-known individuals, and fears that thousands of Australians may have missed heart checks during the pandemic, has prompted discussion and increased public health messaging ...

 joint pain
27 April 2022

Complementary medicines to support the long-term relief of joint and musculoskeletal pain

With one in seven Australians experiencing some form of arthritis, alternatives for the safe and effective treatment of joint pain are essential to reduce steroid and analgesic reliance and to ...

Vitamin D for the treatment of chronic pain
12 April 2022

Vitamin D for the treatment of chronic pain

Continuing our series on pain relief, we turn to natural or complementary health options for the relief of acute and chronic pain as an alternative to opioids and other pharmaceutical ...

Pain management
05 April 2022

Pain management – A pharmacist’s perspective

Due to accessibility and convenience, pharmacists are often the first point of contact for seeking treatment for pain. Patients frequently engage with us and use over-the-counter (OTC) products to manage ...

coeliac disease
17 March 2022

Coeliac Disease Awareness Week

In Australia, 1 in 70 adults have coeliac disease, however, 80% of these people remain undiagnosed. Coeliac disease affects both men and woman and may present at any age. Importantly, ...

Saccharomyces boulardii
01 March 2022

Saccharomyces boulardii: an effective probiotic yeast with multiple gastrointestinal benefits, including the management of childhood diarrhoea

Saccharomyces boulardii (SB) is a probiotic yeast with impressive gastrointestinal (GIT) benefits. It has been extensively tested in clinical and preclinical trials and shown to be beneficial in reducing inflammatory ...

shingles
17 February 2022

The rising reactivation of SHINGLES - but the reason why is a mystery

Shingles prevalence has been on the increase over the last few decades. Although this debilitating condition mostly affects those over 50 years, data shows there are even increases in younger ...