Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Canada

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Canada

In response to growing concerns over worldwide anti-microbial resistance (AMR), the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report entitled, ‘Antimicrobial resistance: global report on surveillance 2014’. They found that antimicrobial resistance is occurring...
The prevalence of homeopathy in Europe

The prevalence of homeopathy in Europe

Homeopathy’s effectiveness, low risk of side effects, and reasonable prescription costs make it a viable alternative medicine to include under national health care schemes. Safe, effective, and non-toxic makes the prevalence of homeopathy in Europe widespread....
Official responses to flawed NHMRC report

Official responses to flawed NHMRC report

The recent publication by Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) on homeopathy has caused many independent experts to issue official responses to the report. They all contend that the report’s conclusions seriously misrepresent...
Research into the mind body connection

Research into the mind body connection

An interesting study came out in 2013 which asked 773 participants to map felt sensations with a range of different emotions on a picture of a body. What is interesting about this is that there were similar sensations and areas of the body highlighted across the board...
New survey of homeopathy in Germany released

New survey of homeopathy in Germany released

Encouraging new market data from, Bundesverband der Arzneimittel-Hersteller e.V. (BAH), an independent polling institution, shows that over half the German population has used homeopathic medicines and that the number of users has gone up from 53% of the population in...
Sleep articles

Sleep articles

Want to learn more about sleep habits? Below is a collection of articles I’ve read in the last couple months about sleep. 1. Naps and how they are good for you (The Guardian). Read article here 2. Getting better sleep. Read article here 3. A interesting...
How to sleep well

How to sleep well

Patients often ask me how they can improve their sleep naturally. Studies have shown that bad sleep can dramatically alter your health and one of the best ways to increase your well-being is to ensure you get a proper night’s ‘kip’. Especially during...
Psychiatric drugs are doing us no good

Psychiatric drugs are doing us no good

Read about the staggering figures for prescriptions of SSRI antidepressants in recent years in this article.  ‘The problem is that many of these drugs simply do not work as people suppose. The main effect of antidepressants is not the reduction of depressive...
VIDEO: How to grow fresh air

VIDEO: How to grow fresh air

Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air. How many of these plants do you have? Ah fresh air. 😀
Beyond the placebo effect part 2

Beyond the placebo effect part 2

Meet a dairy farmer from England who describes how homoeopathy worked for 15 years on his farm with multiple herd staff, overseen by conventionally trained veterinarians. They were treating huge animals (cows) that would not be subject to the placebo effect. Video is...
Why dieting doesn’t work

Why dieting doesn’t work

Hear from neuroscientist, Sandra Aamodt, on what most of us have already experienced: dieting doesn’t work! So instead of trying the latest craze, why not try mindful eating?

Reading list

The following books are a good start into the world of homeopathy. Core teaching books of any homeopathic training course. Works by the ‘Greats’ of Homeopathy Hahnemann, S (1831) The Organon of Medicine (6th Ed). Trans by W Boericke (1921). The first...

Insomnia

This is a VERY informative and comprehensive article on insomnia by homeopathic physician, Dr. Whitmont (NY): Read me Highly, highly recommended read!    

Homeopathy for Radiation Poisoning

Use this link to read an article about homeopathy and its role in treating radiation poisoning by Dana Ullman: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dana-ullman/homeopathy-for-radiation-poisioning_b_842664.html

Carbs are bad for the brain

Use the link below to access an article about the important role cholesterol and fat play in the brain and the detrimental effects of a high-carb diet. Written by Dr. Briffa....

Dangers of Hormone Replacement Therapy

Below is some research that highlights the dangers associated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT). One study, in particular, had to be cut short due to the high incidence of cancer among the participants. It’s not for everyone and worth speaking to your...

Homeopathy and menopause

(Taken from the Society of Homeopaths About Homeopathy section) How do I know whether I am going through the menopause? When the levels of oestrogen and progesterone fall during the menopause, this automatically causes the level of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)...