Combining technology and nature to restore health

Susceptibility to Lyme Disease

The Lyme disease bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, is spread through the bite of infected ticks. This can come from deer ticks, sheep ticks, hedgehogs and many small mammals.

Ticks can attach to any part of the human body but are often found in hard-to-see areas such as the groin, armpits, and scalp. In most cases, the tick must be attached for 36-48 hours or more before the Lyme disease bacterium can be transmitted. Continue reading “Susceptibility to Lyme Disease” »

‘Safe’ Levels of Environmental Pollution May Have Long-Term Health Consequences

September 2013 — If you’re eating better and exercising regularly, but still aren’t seeing improvements in your health, there might be a reason: pollution. According to a new research report published in the September issue of The FASEB Journal, what you are eating and doing may not be the problem, but what’s in what you are eating could be the culprit… Continue reading “‘Safe’ Levels of Environmental Pollution May Have Long-Term Health Consequences” »

Minerals and Health

All practitioners are aware of the value of minerals in treatment but recent test results from many different clinics have shown mineral deficiency to be the key factor in many of today’s health conditions. The ramifications of mineral nutrition are broad but how have we arrived at the scenario we‘re observing today? Continue reading “Minerals and Health” »

Building a Practice

Having a flourishing practice is most natural practitioners’ dream. But there are as many aspects to good business practice as there are to most natural therapies. Below are tips and key points culled from various successful natural clinics in Europe and the States. Continue reading “Building a Practice” »

Bone Density and Cartilage Loss

For the natural practitioner, skeletal conditions are often challenging, with many remedies offering palliative support but not eliminating the prevailing ailment. Whilst the passing years can take their toll on most people’s articular joints there are factors, too, that can precipitate a condition. So it can pay dividends to have an overall understanding of joint articulation, the formation of bone and why cartilage may deteriorate. Continue reading “Bone Density and Cartilage Loss” »


Radiation sickness is not a complaint the average practitioner is expecting to hear from a patient walking into their clinic. But nevertheless there is growing evidence that some cellular disturbances and physical conditions may be precipitated by exposure to radioactivity in some form. Continue reading “Radiation” »

Four High Electrolytes

(hair calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium all elevated above ideal values)

Four high electrolytes is a pattern commonly seen on hair mineral analysis.  It is defined as a calcium level above about 40, magnesium greater than 6, sodium above 25 and potassium above 10.  It is seen in roughly 10-20% of mineral analyses. Continue reading “Four High Electrolytes” »