Tag: chemicals


Article Title: Perspectives on infertility and tips for a boost

Perspectives on infertility and tips for a boost

Dr Olivia Stuart, reproductive medicine sub-specialist,and Sandra Clair, medical herbalist/anthropologist, share their expertise on fertility issues and offer natural suggestions for a healthy mother and baby.


Article Title: Kathleen Wills on treating and managing eczema

Kathleen Wills on treating and managing eczema

Eczema is a long lasting, recurring condition, but it can be effectively managed and prevented, says integrative medicine practitioner Kathleen Wills. Find out how precautions over potentially harsh chemicals, diet, hormonal change and stress can all play a big part.


Article Title: James L Wilson on nutrition and estrogen dominance

James L Wilson on nutrition and estrogen dominance

Dr James L Wilson describes estrogen dominance as estrogen of normal, deficient or excessive level in a woman, the effects of which aren’t balanced by progresterone. Wilson says estrogen doesn’t naturally occur in excess by itself, but becomes dominant because of other drivers. Those drivers might be stress, obesity, insulin resistance, excess cortisol, low thyroid hormones, or sources from outside the body, like oral contraceptives and hormone replacement.


Article Title: How to reduce exposure to VOCs in your home

How to reduce exposure to VOCs in your home

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a large group of carbon-based chemicals that easily evaporate at room temperature, forming a gas. VOCs come from lots of different things in our home: building materials, carpets and adhesives, composite wood products, paints, etc. You might create them when you’re cooking, smoking, photocopying, and so on and they can have many adverse health effects.