7 Reasons your Peri-Menopausal Symptoms could be your Thyroid

By Brenda Rogers / 05 Jul 2021

Natural medicine doctor and hormone guru, Lara Briden says the thyroid is our canary in the coal mine. If your thyroid is struggling—other tissues are struggling too. So, it’s worthwhile having a conversation about your thyroid especially if weight gain has been troubling you and you have low mood, constipation or high cholesterol – all signs … Read more

What you’ll find out from gut healthy analysis

By Brenda Rogers / 16 Sep 2014

As Sivanna health, where I am now practicing, we use a lot of functional medicine testing to help find out exactly what’s going on inside the body of our clients.  With digestive issues immensely prevalent, I wanted to share this article by colleague Leisa Wheeler on the five possible outcomes you might find from the … Read more

What’s your blood say about you (2)

By Brenda Rogers / 16 May 2014

Live Blood Microscopy   Looking at your live blood under the microscope is AMAZING! Your blood cells and other elements in the blood are a reflection of your physical health and your emotional health. Changes to the morphology (shape, size, structure) of your red blood cells indicates stress or burden on your body, particularly oxidative … Read more

What’s your blood say about you?

By Brenda Rogers / 11 May 2014

You can find out so much about your health status by looking at your blood. I now have in the clinic Live Blood Microscopy and Coagulated Blood Microscopy. It’s a very exciting tool that enables you to see, right there before your eyes, what’s happening in your blood. There are many typical changes that occur … Read more

What can your temperature tell you?

By Brenda Rogers / 22 Jan 2013

Temperature testing is an important tool for more than just knowing your basal metabolic rate.  Let’s have a look at what you can learn from your temperature. Metabolic rate (BMR) Your normal body temperature is said to be around 36.9 degrees but, in fact, normal BMR is between 36 and 37 degrees.  Menstruating women in … Read more

Nutritional testing – hair analysis

By Brenda Rogers / 10 Sep 2012

Tissue mineral analysis (hair analysis) is a test that analyses the mineral content of hair.  Used correctly hair analysis can give you information about mineral imbalances, deficiencies and excesses of both essential and toxic minerals.  Examples are calcium, magnesium, sulfur, arsenic and vanadium. Blood or Hair? Hair analysis is a good indicator of the metabolic … Read more

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