Hashimoto’s and Grave’s Disease: Two Sides of One Coin

    Written by Alexandra Preston Hashimoto’s disease and Grave’s disease are both conditions where the immune system damages the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland that helps regulate metabolism. This is known as autoimmunity (auto = “self”). Grave’s disease features an overactive thyroid, and commonly causes heat intolerance, nervousness, fatigue, weight loss, and heart palpitations. Hashimoto’s […]

Weight Management and the Role of Leptin

    By Emily Holler If you’re concerned about your weight and considering dieting as an option, the bleak reality is that most people who diet and lose weight end up regaining the weight within 12 months. Sadly we live in a society that regards slender, perfectly sculpted bodies as vastly more attractive than all […]

Postnatal Depletion and the Path to Recovery

Featuring An Interview with Dr Oscar Serrallach MBChB, FRACGP By Emily Holler, Mother and Wellness Blogger Having a baby is widely celebrated as one of the most magical times in a woman’s life. And indeed it can be. But as many of us know all too well, new motherhood is often far from idyllic.  Pregnancy […]