SIBO Part B: What the Experts are Saying

Sibo Monster

Warning: This blog is information intense and entertainment light. The focus here is Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) and will discuss some highlights from two very different (yet oddly similar) conferences.  One by Naturopaths and Functional Doctors in Australia and one by Research Gastroenterologists in America. See SIBO Part A for an overview of this […]

SIBO Part A: A Long, Winding and Painful Saga.

SIBO A Long and Winding Road by Rose 10

This is the first part of a four part series on Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).  I will cover what it is, what some experts think, the latest diets and my personal treatment program and process. SIBO is like it says on the tin; an overgrowth of bacteria in the small intestine. Your small intestine […]

Part 4 of 4: Do try this at home; monitoring your own vagus nerve health

Welcome to part 4 of a 4 part blog on the Vagus nerve. Here are the parts: Part One: The Wanderer – A Brief Introduction to the Vagus Nerve (our Hero). Part Two: How to improve the health of your Vagus Nerve – based on scientific evidence. Part Three: Vagus nerve stimulation; can you really […]

Book Review: The Four Agreements.

Don Miguel Ruiz – Amber-Allen Publishing,U.S. (1997) I downloaded The Four Agreements on my Kindle about 24 moons ago.  Admission: I did not get past a few chapters.  It is not the easiest read, full of unusual language and metaphors. It is based on the philosophies of the Toltec people (an ancient civilisation from Central […]

If You Are Going Through Hell – Keep Going!

“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional” So said someone terribly Zen like (no-one seems to know or agree quite who). This was a bitter pill for me to try and swallow this month when things in my health story took a turn for the worst. I was already living in a way that I had […]

Part 3 of 4: Vagus nerve stimulation; can you really ‘gag’ your way to good health?

Welcome to part 3 of a 4 part blog on the vagus nerve. Here are the parts: Part One: The Wanderer – A Brief Introduction to the Vagus Nerve (our Hero). Part Two: How to improve the health of your Vagus Nerve – based on scientific evidence. Part Three: Vagus nerve stimulation; can you really […]

The Anxiety Book. Elisa Black. A Review

The Anxiety Book. Elisa Black

*Published by Hachette 2016. I purchased Elisa Black’s ‘The Anxiety Book’ as an airport treat for myself after calming a massive panic storm which was brewing.  That calm after the storm or the almost storm is sometimes (but not quite) worth the storm.   I did have a near death experience once, the euphoria after that […]

50 Shades of Inadequacy

Photo by Tiago Muraro

Today I am going to have a rant, while sitting here with my (carefully measured) glass of low alcohol wine. Do join me. Yes drinking alone; I’m just 3 steps away from AA’s own 12 steps. Today I’m not going to give myself a hard time about hitting wine o’clock at 5pm on a Tuesday […]

Part 2 of 4: How to Improve the health of your Vagus Nerve (using science)

Welcome to part 2 of a 4 part blog on the vagus nerve. Here are the parts: Part One: The Wanderer – A Brief Introduction to the Vagus Nerve (our Hero). Part Two: How to improve the health of your Vagus Nerve – based on scientific evidence. Part Three: Vagus nerve stimulation; can you really […]

Part 1 of 4: The Wanderer – A Brief Introduction to the Vagus Nerve (our Hero).

Vagus Nerve Wellbeing

This is the first of a series of blog posts on the new rock star of the alternative healing world – the Vagus Nerve. This post will provide a very brief overview of the physiology.  There is oodles on the web if you want to dig deeper.  Warning: you may get lost for several years […]

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