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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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The Amygdala and the emotional brain: when fear overrides the rational.

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 7 December 2020
The Amygdala and the emotional brain: when fear overrides the rational.
The amygdala is involved in producing and responding to non-verbal signs of anger, fear and defensiveness. Learning and responding to stimuli that warn of danger involves neural pathways that send information about the outside world to the amygdala, which in turn, determines the significance of the stimulus and triggers emotional responses like freezing or fleeing as well as changes in the inner workings of the body's organs and glands. Damage to the amygdala interferes with the effec...
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In cancer, prevention is better and cheaper than cure

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 7 December 2020
In cancer, prevention is better and cheaper than cure
Approximately 15.5 million Americans have a history of cancer, with an estimated 1,688,780 new cases and 609,640 deaths annually. With 87% of diagnoses occurring in persons 50 years of age, cancer remains the second leading cause of death in the United States. Cancer's financial burden is often substantial during treatment phases and often worsens with improving prognoses. Cancer's direct medical costs in the United States exceed $80 billion and indirect costs of premature morbidity...
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NUTRITION THERAPIES IN CANCER PATIENTS

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 3 December 2020
NUTRITION THERAPIES IN CANCER PATIENTS
Oncology has always coexisted with therapies that are not part of conventional cancer treatments. Many of these therapies have focused on altered nutrient intake that my help to 'heal' or 'detoxify' the body from cancer and/or conventional cancer treatment. Therefore, food, diet and medicine play a major role in determining the quality of life during a patient's cancer journey. Information is a vital concern to patients in managing their care. Cancer evades immune system ...
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  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Australian Traditional-Medicine Society
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia