Health Articles — Liver

Childhood Obesity connected to Under Active Thyroid

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  ____________________________________________________________________________   If you are a parent of an overweight child this is may be emotionally difficult to read. This post has been written to provide educational information that you may already know or may not be aware of. The purpose is to provide educational information regarding what may occur if changes are not made and habits continue. If you are struggling and are concerned about your child's weight and don’t know how to make the first change, I am here to help and will support and guide you without judgement. Your child's health is important to me as well as...

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Heavy Metal Toxicity

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  Heavy Metal Toxicity Feeling tired, rundown, depressed?  It could be heavy metal overload in the body. The liver is one of the body’s elimination organs.  It plays a vital role in removing toxins out of the blood. If the liver isn’t functioning effectively then it will struggle to detox. Toxins such as heavy metals can accumulate in the soft tissue of the body and cause a number of signs and symptoms. Some heavy metals have been connected to depression such as mercury (amalgam fillings), lead (old paint), cadmium (smoking).  There are many research papers linking heavy metal toxicity to depression. If...

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation Are you ready to transform your health and achieve the success you've been longing for? I'm here to guide you through the journey and help you reach your goals. Hi, I'm Melissa Callaghan, a Bachelor qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist specialising in reducing metabolic inflammation that leads to heart disease and diabetes as well as improving gut health, mental health, and balancing hormones. At my clinic, Pinnacle Naturopathy, we have helped numerous patients overcome their health challenges and regain control of their lives. Today, I want to share with you...

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Depression and your Liver Health

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Depression and your Liver Health When we think of depression we understand that it is associated with mental health.  This makes us think that there is a dysfunction within the brain and yes the pharmaceutical drugs that were designed to assist with mood disorders such as depression are made of chemicals which function to directly modulate the serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, and/or histamine neurotransmitter systems in the brain depending on what they are targeting. This leads us to believe that the problem is in the brain, BUT, what if I told you that it's not just a problem in the...

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Two types of food underlying the majority of disease.

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 Two types of food underlying the majority of disease Often towards the end of each year and the beginning of a new year we re-evaluate how we are living our lives.  There are some moments when we reach a turning point and decide that what we are currently doing is no longer working for us. You know you want to make changes but don't know how. You've tried every single diet program under the sun but you either can't lose weight or you just put it straight back on. Read on to find out how I can help you achieve...

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