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Believe It Or Not – You Have Two Brains!

You’ve probably used the phrases: ‘I have butterflies in my stomach’, ‘I have a gut feeling about this, or ‘There’s a pit in my stomach’.  But, have you ever wondered why so many of these sayings involve both our brains and tummies together?

Well, you may not realise this, but your Gut (consisting of your stomach, pancreas, intestines and your micro biome – your gut bacteria) has such a close relationship to your Brain and influences it so much that many specialists in this area of medicine refer to the Gut as the ‘Second Brain’.

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5 Tips to Detoxify Naturally

We live in a highly polluted world where we are exposed to a wide range of environmental toxins, an array of manmade drugs and chemicals, plus 5,000-10,000 naturally occurring chemicals that are ingested through the diet.

Some examples of toxins we are exposed to on a regular basis through our environment, food and pharmaceutical drugs include heavy metals, petrochemicals, solvents, pesticides, food additives, bacteria and fungi.

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Love Your Liver – and it will Love You Back!

Your largest and most important organ needs your help – today!

 

My Kind of Bodyguard

There was a movie I once watched years ago about a bodyguard.  He went to school with a young boy and protected him.  He didn’t speak at all – but he would push bullies out of the way, clean a place on the cafeteria table for the boy and even carry his heavy school bag for him.  If only I had someone like this looking after me when I was at school!!

Well, we all kind of do have our very own silent bodyguard, protecting and supporting us from moment to moment. And it’s called our Liver…

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8 Things You Should Know About Your Urine

8 Things You Should Know About Your Urine

Urine isn’t something that usually comes up in discussions, but it’s important. It’s a quick and easy way to monitor your health and an excellent indicator to detect early symptoms when something’s amiss. If you’ve never given urine much thought, read on and discover the 8 things your urine call tell you and when there’s reason for concern.

This article is not intended to replace medical advice. It provides indicators of possible problems related to some of our organs, for example your liver or kidneys, so you recognize symptoms quickly. This gives you a huge advantage, because treatments in an early stage are far more effective.

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Is your Integrative Doctor truly integrative?

Understanding what your holistic practitioner actually does can really help you choose the right person for you.

‘Integrative Doctor’, ‘Holistic Practitioner’, ‘Nutrition-orientated physician’, ‘Energy Healer’, ‘Naturopath’, ‘Nutritionist’, etc., etc., etc. We’ve all heard these terms, but do we know what they exactly mean? And does everyone who practises holistic or integrative medicine truly and completely incorporate these principles in their work? And what difference could doing so make to your life?

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My Mum’s Incredible Journey To Recovery…

After a tragic accident and very complicated surgery, my mum continues to get better and better…

Over the past few weeks, I have had many of you kindly following up with me regarding my mum and her health. Thanks for your thoughts, kind words and interest in my family – I find it very touching. It’s nice to know that in my time of need, I can turn to you for love and support, just as my BGH Team of Practitioners and I seek to do each day for you.

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