Sniffles and Sneezes

Sniffles and Sneezes

As we get into the deep mid winter here in Orange, what can you do to reduce the chance of catching a cold, or shorten the duration of a cold? I have 3 young kids at home and sniffles and sneezes are pretty common at this time of the year. As a starter I often swap...
Detox your home

Detox your home

Are you aware that your surroundings may contribute to you and your family’s health? An important part of maintaining and restoring good health is to address your environment and the impact it can have on a cellular level. Potential sources of toxins I commonly find...
The real cause of Obesity

The real cause of Obesity

A few weeks ago, I went to Leura to attend a 3 hour seminar on obesity, held by Metagenics. It was a great turn out from practitioners from Sydney, Canberra as well as the Blue Mountains and Central West. In Australia, it is estimated that by the year 2025, there will...
What stool testing do we do at Braid Health?

What stool testing do we do at Braid Health?

In order to really understand the health of the gut, we do advanced lab testing. The test is comprehensive and gives a picture of the good and not-so-good bugs (the microbiome) who are living in the bowels, as well as detailed information on digestion, the immune...
Perimenopause and Menopause

Perimenopause and Menopause

Women’s health is a very important topic every day. By far the majority of the clients I see at Braid Health are women and there is nearly always a hormonal overlay to optimising their health, whatever stage they are in their lives. So what exactly is the menopause?...
Alzheimer’s can be reversed!

Alzheimer’s can be reversed!

I am so keen to share with you the knowledge that Alzheimer’s disease can be reversed! This was not something ever taught to me during my medical school or specialist training. In my more recent studies I have learnt about the work of Dr Dale Bredesen who has...
What is IF? 12/12, 8/16, 5:2….(it’s not a maths class!)

What is IF? 12/12, 8/16, 5:2….(it’s not a maths class!)

This post is all about Intermittent Fasting. What it is, all the different ways you can do it and the possible health benefits. [Medical Disclaimer: this pattern of eating may not be suitable for everyone. Please review with your medical practitioner before embarking...
What is your brain up to when you’re sleeping?

What is your brain up to when you’re sleeping?

Have you ever thought what your “grey-stuff” does when you’re in a deep slumber? There’s a lot that goes on when we are asleep….and guess what? It’s really important for good health! I’m really passionate about empowering you...
Could you have a leaky blood-brain barrier?

Could you have a leaky blood-brain barrier?

We can often take our health, including that of our brain, for granted. In order to keep our body humming along, there are a huge number of body systems our brain oversees – hormones, digestion and muscles to name a few. Sadly, conditions of the brain are...
Women’s brains just ain’t the same

Women’s brains just ain’t the same

Concussion in Females Women show signs of concussion later and for longer than men (3 weeks to 6 months for women). Women concuss at a higher rate than men, differently to men and they recover differently. Hormones and the musculoskeletal structure of women’s...