Getting Real with Reflux

Majority of the people I see in my practice deal with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease on a daily basis. It’s reported that between 10-48% of people in Western countries suffer from the disease! The main symptoms of GERD (reflux): Heartburn Regurgitation of gastric acid into the lumen of the oesophagus (also commonly known as food reflux) GIT discomfort Symptoms can…

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Alcohol & Leaky GUT

Australians have a reputation for our excessive alcohol drinking. It’s within our culture to have an outdoor lifestyle, BBQ’s, laid back attitude, scorching sun…..with a bevvy in our hands. The negative impacts of alcohol consumption is evident. I’m not about to start educating you about the physical and mental effects of alcohol. You can do so here. I see…

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P For Pyrolles

Pyroluria/Pyrolles is a genetic condition or a result of high oxidative stress when your body produces high levels of kryptopyrolles in the urine. Kryptopyrolles is a natural occurring by product when your body is making haemoglobin and the problem that is causes is that vitamin B6 and zinc bind to kryptopyrolles and then reduces your levels of these nutrients. Vitamin…

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