READING YOUR PATHOLOGY REPORT BREAST CANCER

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 1 March 2021
READING YOUR PATHOLOGY REPORT BREAST CANCER
You may see these descriptions of the type of cancer in your report:
DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma in Situ). This is a cancer that is non-invasive. It stays inside the milk ducts.
LCIS (Lobular Carcinoma in Situ). This is a tumour that is an overgrowth of cells that stay inside the milk-making part of the breast called lobules. LCS is not a true cancer. It is a warning sign of an increase risk for developing an invasive cancer in the future in either breasts.
IDC (Invasive Ductal Carcinoma). Th...
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Metformin interaction with Goldenseal

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 17 February 2021
Metformin interaction with Goldenseal
Patients taking the herb goldenseal while taking the prescription drug metformin may be unwittingly sabotaging efforts to maintain healthy blood glucose levels, as reported in a study published in the journal Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
Metformin was included in a cocktail of selected drugs given to participants in a clinical study led by scientists at Washington State University's College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The study sought to determine the impact of g...
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WHOLE-BODY HYPERTHERMIA

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 8 February 2021
WHOLE-BODY HYPERTHERMIA
Since 2016 and under the supervision of Dr Karen Coates and Dr Ruth Quinney, both Integrative Medical Doctors, we have been providing excellent options to support our patient's wellbeing. One of our therapies uses a combination of mild whole-body hyperthermia (37C to 38C), red/near infra-red (red light) therapy and Intra-Venous (IV) nutrition can be used to enhance tissue repair, recovery from muscle fatigue, targeting not only skin cells but deeper tissues as well. We have the newest ...
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VITAWELL HEALTHY FOOD TIPS

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 19 January 2021
VITAWELL HEALTHY FOOD TIPS
Love Your Leafy Vegetables
Salt makes your body hang on to more fluid. That bumps up your blood volume and the pressure on your arteries, which makes your blood pressure climb. Fill your plate with leafy greens like spinach, broccoli, kale, or collards for a potassium boost. The mineral helps flush sodium out of your body through your pee and relaxes your blood vessel walls.
Recommended daily serving: 3-6 cups (raw leafy veggies). Berries Yummmm
The pigments that give blueberries, s...
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Do you get enough Vitamin B12?

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 19 January 2021
Do you get enough Vitamin B12?
Vitamin B12 does a lot of things for your body. It helps make your DNA and your red blood cells, for example. Since your body does not make vitamin B12, you must get it from animal-based foods or from supplements. You should do one of those on a regular basis because your body does not store vitamin B12 for a long time.   How much is enough? The answer depends on things including your age, your eating habits, medical conditions and what medications you take. The average recomme...
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Associations

  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Australasian Integrative Medicine Association
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia
  • British Naturopathic Association

Disclaimer: Manuela Boyle is not a registered medical practitioner or specialist medical oncologist. Manuela Boyle is a general health service provider who is not legally required to be registered under National Health Practitioner regulation law. She practises under the national Code of Conduct that sets standards to general health service providers who are not regulated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

Manuela Boyle is an accredited member of the following professional organisations:
NHAA (Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia), SIO (Society of Integrative Oncology) USA, AIMA (Australasian Integrative Medical Association), IFM (Institute of Functional Medicine) USA