The Science of Why Acupuncture Relieves Pain & Makes You Feel Great!

By Dr Luke McPherson (CM) This explains the feel-good effect of acupuncture. When the needle is inserted, and then stimulated, it blocks the efferent neuron. This means that it is blocking the signal the injured/diseased site is sending to the brain saying “I’m hurt!”. This then allows the body to get rid of the inflammatory […]

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The Mood Repair Pantry

Written by Chantelle Van Der Weyden  Can you relate to any of the following? Low mood, chronic stress, brain fog, memory loss, an inability to concentrate, irritability, feelings of overwhelm, hopelessness, a racing mind, ruminating thoughts, lack of motivation, insomnia. You are not alone! A whopping 1.1 billion people worldwide experience symptoms just like these. […]

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Turmeric: The Ultimate Mood Food

Is Turmeric really the Ultimate Mood Food? By Chantelle van der Weyden, Clinical Nutritionist and Naturopath   Turmeric has been in its heyday for quite some time now and its actions as a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant are well established (1).  Perhaps a little less known is the effect turmeric may have on mental health, […]

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