This is a video interview conducted by Dr Tracie O’Keefe DCH, BHSc, ND with Barbara James who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis is a neurological disorder, of unknown origin, which is the most common of nerve disorders affecting people of all ages.
The main feature of the disease is the progressive disappearance of the myelin sheath which is … Read More
If you’ve been a patient at my naturopathy, nutrition and hypnotherapy clinic, you’ll remember that I advised you to eat a plant-based diet.
Maybe you followed that advice or perhaps you thought I was a left-wing radical hippy with lots of letters after my name.
Let’s review what’s happening at the moment as the COVID-19 coronavirus is killing thousands of … Read More
You may believe that you’re entitled to health and when you get sick the doctor, surgeons or hospitals can fix it.
But this is an illusion, because, just like the rest of us, you’re subject to the influences of perpetual advertising.
The truth is that in many cases illness is the end of a process of dysfunction and self-neglect, not … Read More
Most people cheat sleep in an whole range of different ways with explanations such as:
“The children won’t stay in their bed and keep coming into our room waking us up.”
“I watch the television to relax before I go to bed, so I stay up late.”
“I lay awake half the night worrying about work the next day.”
And … Read More
Are you lacking core strength?
Failing to hold up your body and now have bad posture?
Is your digestive system sluggish?
Pain from discs in your spine being compressed?
Is your skeleton crumbling?
Have you lost control of your bladder?
As creatures we are basically a tube with limbs and head added on, all to facilitate the digestive process. Never … Read More
Do you feel tired all the time?
Does your body show signs of all sorts of mysterious infections?
Is your doctor confused about your health complaints?
Are you finding it difficult to get a diagnosis?
You may be one of the many people who now have Lyme disease.
Most healthcare professionals do not, however, consider this and, to be fair, … Read More
As a health professional, clinical hypnotherapist and naturopath in Sydney I see many people in my clinic who have become extremely unhealthy due to the lifestyles they are living and weakness of the body.
Sometimes they have become so disabled they end up on medications and undergoing surgeries that they would not need if they were physically fit.
Sarcopenia is … Read More
In my naturopathy clinic in Sydney I see people who are engaged in various amounts of exercise. Like everyone else, most of my clients do not understand the need for exercise. In fact, they consider it a chore or something that is optional.
Here’s the thing though:
The majority of diseases, illnesses, and visits to the doctor or hospital are … Read More
According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australia has one of the highest life expectancies in the world. However, the organisation considers one third of the population to be unhealthy because they die before 75 years of age.
Also, nearly 1 in 5 Australians (4.5 million people out of a population of 25 million) have a disability and … Read More
Everyone who comes to see me in my clinic is asked about their bowels.
The thing is that it is not a strange question but one of the most logical things for me, as a naturopath, to ask people.
In fact, I think it should be one of the first questions ever asked of patients, whether I am seeing you … Read More