Common Diseases Articles

Ross River Fever

Ross River Fever

Living in Queensland, I believe that we should all be aware of the dangers of mosquitoes and the tropical diseases that they spread. To help prevent the spread of these viruses we should all take precautions around our homes. Check around your living areas/gardens to...

Why do I get Shaky when I am Hungry?

Why do I get Shaky when I am Hungry?

Low blood sugar triggers a “must eat now” type of hunger – you feel shaky, weak lightheaded and irritable because your body wants you to correct the problem. Signs of low blood sugar include hunger, trembling, heart racing, nausea and sweating.  In severe cases...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Causes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Causes

There are many things that causes Chronic Fatigue syndrome but before we look at the causes, let’s look at what Chronic Fatigue means? According to the Geddes & Grosset Dictionary Chronic means: Long Lasting, Fatigue means: A tiredness from mental and/ or physical...

Glandular Fever And Chronic Fatigue

Glandular Fever And Chronic Fatigue

Glandular Fever is widely linked to Chronic Fatigue symptoms. Chronic Fatigue is becoming more and more common within our Society. Glandular fever gives no quarter, it does not distinguish between a physically fit athletic body or somebody that is already immune...

Glandular Fever And Kissing

Glandular Fever And Kissing

SHOULD YOU KISS SOMEONE WITH GLANDULAR FEVER? No, that is why it is called the “Kissing Disease”. It is so easily spread by kissing and very close contact. If they have been diagnosed with Glandular fever ,try to make sure you do not use their utensils, cups or...

Glandular Fever And Children

Glandular Fever And Children

Can Children Catch Glandular Fever? Many young children have contracted Glandular Fever In Queensland, at Naturopath Australia, we have treated many children over the years and I have treated children from infant through to teenagers who have contracted Glandular...

Ross River Fever

Ross River Fever

In the interest of your better health we would like to advise all our patients of the article that appeared in the Gold Coast Bulletin dated Tuesday 24th February 2015. "Mozzies put bite on city epidemic" (page4) Doctor's are warning that Ross River virus is on the...

Parasites

Parasites

A parasite by definition is an organism, which to some degree, injures its host. Injury to the host may be brought about in a wide variety of ways. The most widespread type of injury is that brought about by interference with the vital processes of the host (you and...