Tag: Lifestyle

Chocolate: Natural Medicine Week

Chocolate is amazing! Chocolate is an abundant source of flavanols such as epicatechin, catechin, procyanidins, theobromine, and numerous minerals, such as magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Studies indicate that chocolate has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiplatelet, antithrombotic, anti-atherogenic, and vasodilatory properties. Chocolate has been found to modulate… Continue Reading “Chocolate: Natural Medicine Week”

Magnesium

Magnesium is a multipurpose mineral that is involved in over 300 enzyme reactions.  It plays an important physiological role, particularly in the brain, heart, and skeletal muscles.  Magnesium is involved in the synthesis of ATP, DNA, and RNA, mitochondrial health, neurotransmission, and nitric oxide… Continue Reading “Magnesium”

Natural Medicine Week

Welcome to Natural Medicine Week Natural Medicine Week, 23-29 May 2022, aims to promote, educate, and raise awareness of the important role natural medicine practitioners play in the health and wellbeing of Australians, proudly supported by the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society

Meditation May

Meditation May I meditate everyday. For Meditation May I would like to bring attention to the health benefits of meditation. For each day in May, take time out to meditate, or do nothing, slow down, and take in the amazing things in your life.… Continue Reading “Meditation May”

Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022Invest in Our Planet Earth Day 2022 is focused on accelerating solutions to combat our greatest threat, climate change, and to activate everyone to do their part. Let’s bring back the health of our planet. Every day is Earth Day! Climate change… Continue Reading “Earth Day 2022”

Latest Podcast: Formulating & Compounding in Practice

Had the pleasure of discussing product formulation, compounding, ingredient combinations and clinical aspects, specifications, evidence, health claims (indications), dosage and dosage instructions, labelling, marketing, product quality and stability, regulations, and Listed Medicines in Australia. Mentoring with Geraldine:https://mentoringwithgeraldine.com/2022/01/11/ep-127-dr-brad-mcewen-formulating-compounding-in-practice/

Formulating for a brighter future

Had fun presenting at the Complementary Medicines Association Annual Conference yesterday. I presented on “Formulating for a brighter future: Business as Unusual”. The conference was amazing and a highlight event for the industry. Looking forward to the next conference in 2022. The future is… Continue Reading “Formulating for a brighter future”

Happy 1st of December

Happy 1st of December Wishing you all the best

Vitamin D in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease. The endometrium of women with endometriosis presents abnormalities on a structural and functional level affecting proliferation ability, adhesion molecule expression, steroid and cytokine production, and presence of immune components. Endometriosis is one of the most common… Continue Reading “Vitamin D in the management of endometriosis”

Magnesium in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease characterised by the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside of the uterine cavity. The migration of uterine endometrial cells into the pelvic cavity form lesions on multiple sites across multiple organs. Endometriosis is one of the most… Continue Reading “Magnesium in the management of endometriosis”

Meditation in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease characterised by the presence of endometrial-like tissue outside of the uterine cavity. Endometriosis is one of the most common gynaecological diseases in women affecting around 15% of women of reproductive age. Adolescent women with endometriosis are… Continue Reading “Meditation in the management of endometriosis”

The potential of herbal medicine in the management of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects 10-15% of women of reproductive age. Some of the symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia (painful sex), pain, and infertility. Epigenetics, altered hormones, inflammation, and immune dysregulation have been implicated in the progression of endometriosis. Herbal medicines have… Continue Reading “The potential of herbal medicine in the management of endometriosis”

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. This month I will be posting information on Endometriosis to increase awareness of this chronic silent condition. Endometriosis is a chronic severe multifactorial inflammatory disease characterised by the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterine cavity (e.g. ovaries,… Continue Reading “March is Endometriosis Awareness Month”

Happy New Year! All the best for 2021

Happy New Year. 2021. Wishing you all the very best for 2021. Chase your dreams and make them a reality. “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! All the best for 2021”

The clinical utility of the B Vitamins: A snapshot

The B Vitamins are a group of water-soluble vitamins that include thiamine (vitamin B1; active form is thiamine diphosphate), riboflavin (vitamin B2; active form riboflavin-5’-phosphate), niacin (an umbrella term for niacinamide, nicotinamide, nicotinic acid; vitamin B3), pantothenic acid (B5), pyridoxine (vitamin B6; active form… Continue Reading “The clinical utility of the B Vitamins: A snapshot”

Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board

I have been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board. Worldwide, Australian complementary medicine products are highly regarded as safe, effective, and of the highest quality. My vision for the direction for the Australian Complementary Medicines Industry is to: Increase public health and… Continue Reading “Dr Brad has been nominated for the Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) Board”

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