Chronic pain

Natural solutions for chronic pain By Jeremy Brown, Naturopath Modern medicine is exceptional in treating acute severe pain, for example, when I was in a serious workplace accident, I was very grateful to be treated with strong painkillers. When used in post-operative care, opiates such as codeine are particularly effective in suppressing pain as necessary. …

Riboflavin’s use in preventing migraines and rheumatoid arthritis

By Jeremy Brown Naturopath and educator I have written previously on the uses of Vitamin B1, following this, we are looking at another water-soluble B vitamin, vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin.  Riboflavin has a number of uses including preventing migraines, rheumatoid arthritis, and age-related cataracts.  Preventing migraines Chronic migraines can be a debilitating condition. …

Can natural medicine help with allergies and asthma

Can natural medicine help with allergies and asthma?  By Jeremy Brown Naturopath & Lecturer (Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy) (Diploma of Community services) (Certificate  IV Training & Assessment) Many people ask me about the benefits of Naturopathic medicine and what conditions it can help treat. The answer is both simple and broad, as it helps many …

Cocao

Does chocolate have health benefits?  We all know of chocolate If there was one food in all of the history of the world, which is used for comfort, celebration, and dare I say, self-medication; it would be chocolate. Made from Cocao with the Latin name Theobroma cacao, chocolate is often made (in part) from the …

Extremes in Nutrition

Having the honor of lecturing in nutrition, I can feel the responsibility of moving my students in the right direction. Thankfully, I am teaching principles in Naturopathic Nutrition and really, it is a position where I engage already brilliant minds down a path they already understand. Though I am not teaching the clinical subjects, do …

Mg

Muscle cramps? Migraines? Low on energy or needing to regulate blood sugar?  You may require Magnesium. Remedy of the month: Magnesium Part of this Blog is to showcase a new remedy each month, some months will have vitamins or minerals, other months Herbal Medicines. Today, we will be looking at Magnesium. The mineral Magnesium (or …