a patient story

a patient story

Natural and Holistic Medicine continues to grow globally for one simple reason..it gets results. We have conversations with patients that have achieved success by using natural medicines and holistic practitioners presenting cases.


April 17, 2024 46 mins

When Ash was  21 years old she was told that the cause of her chronic cystitis was unknown so she'd have to "keep taking antibiotics and avoid sex forever." Her sister Melissa made a bet with the Homeopath that helped Ash and changed Melissa's life.

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Iron deficiency anaemia is extremely common affecting around 20% of the world’s  population including 8% of preschool children, 12% of pregnant women and 15% of non-pregnant women of reproductive age.  Iron deficiency without anaemia is 3 times more common yet remains under-recognised and undertreated. The symptoms across both groups are many but include fatigue, weakness and irritability. Taking iron supplements is first line trea...

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February 26, 2024 55 mins

All of us have a history full of happy, sad and embarrassing events. Some more traumatic than others. How we carry the emotions attached to those moments can impact our health and ability to thrive. Dr Michelle Woolhouse, an experienced integrative doctor is passionate about helping her patients understand and appreciate their emotions. Tune in for one of our most enlightening episodes so far where Dr Woolhouse gives her patient th...

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February 13, 2024 36 mins

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be extremely debilitating for some people. It  can limit their opportunities in education and employment and fundamentally reduces enjoyment in life. In this episode holistic clinical psychologist Dr Adrian Lopresti discusses a case whereby using  specific strategies and lifestyle changes brought back hope. An important demonstration for sufferers and carers.

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January 23, 2024 31 mins

When someone you know or love has received "bad news," your response makes an enormous difference to them. Sharni Hartley was a young woman diagnosed with cancer who wants to let us know what people said to bring her comfort. There's also a few tips in this conversation on what not to say. Sharni also found her tribe with an organisation called Cancer Chicks who cater for young women with cancer : www.https://www.can...

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December 25, 2023 59 mins

'You have aggressive breast cancer' are not the words you want to hear; ever.  However Christina's Naturopath, Oncologist and family backed by  her unshakable faith got her through faster than expected with relatively minimal trauma. By working together the possibilities are endless.

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November 27, 2023 33 mins

The rate of autoimmune disease has doubled over the last decade now impacting 10% of the population. Medications work for many but the side-effects can be significant. Humans and parasites (Helminths) have had a symbiotic relationship forever. In our quest for hygeine we have changed our relationship for the worst. Is it time to invite 'old friends' back into our world. This episode screams yes.

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November 16, 2023 46 mins

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) is common. Often it is passed off as Irritable Bowel Syndrome or chronic indigestion or food intolerances or even allergies. As the gut is intimately associated with so many body systems it is expected that symptoms can be broad and not fitting into any typical diagnostic pattern. Bill's case is extremely complicated. His practitioner Nirala had to take her time in deconstructing th...

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Eddie Enever is a champion. He lost his testical ("Mr Righty") to cancer followed by 3 relapses over the next couple of years. He realised that his life priorities needed to change; and quickly! Eddie's journey of transformation came through a deeper understanding of self which dramatically improved his health. The knowledge gained  has empowered Eddie to assist hundred's of other people diagnosed with cancer.

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October 16, 2023 36 mins

Frankie was just 3 years old when he was diagnosed with a Neuroblastoma. He had secondaries throughout his tiny body. Contrary to medical advice his mum Amanda trusted her instinct and also immediately engaged her Naturopath. When standard oncology treatment was combined with holistic medicine young Frankie was the winner.

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Eat less and exercise more sounds like an obvious weight loss plan. For many it just doesn't work. There are so many other considerations to account for such as body type, individual microbiome, reactive foods and stress hormones. Kira Sutherland together with her client Tash discuss what did make a big difference in sustainable weight loss.

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August 27, 2023 41 mins

You have 4 children under 10 and a successful career only to find that your brain tumour has returned more aggressively. Your doctor tells you to prepare for death. The emotional roller coaster is unimaginable. Kate's incredible story brings hope, stability and humility to a precariously dangerous situation. For most of her life Kate was a 'giver' and 'receiving' didn't come easily. A brain tumour is a...

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August 14, 2023 58 mins

Something in our environment or food or medical approach is causing the rate of Autism diagnoses to rise sharply. This case study demonstrates the power of a holistic approach which in reality is the only way to tackle such a complicated condition.  In this episode we follow the patients improvement from 3 to 16 years old. He has a remarkably wonderful outcome which will make you smile or cry (or perhaps both at the same time). Pro...

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July 23, 2023 36 mins

Tired, jaundiced and nauseas? You may have Gilbert's syndrome ( a genetic liver issue) which may affect between 7% to 25% of the population depending on which part of the world you are from. Over time this condition will potentially impact your hormones and further diminish your liver's ability to detoxify. Medicine does not consider the condition serious but the symptoms experienced by some people demands an appropriate ...

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July 9, 2023 51 mins

Breathing and eating are critical to life. We talk so much about diet but relatively little about breathing. Yet the impact of breathing on our body's chemistry has an effect on almost every disease. Mim Beim is a breathing specialist and will discuss 3 patients covering sleep apnea, asthma and anxiety. If you want to improve your physical or mental health or enhance your sporting performance you'll be fascinated by this ...

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June 25, 2023 66 mins

Can you imagine being so sick from mould that you slip into a coma for 3 years? That is what happened to Amie Skiltons patient. With 50% of Australian homes being potential 'mould bombs' this is a topic that must be taken seriously. Allergies, asthma, eczema and even cancer can have an association with mould. This story will really make you think about your residential and working environments and how it can impact you an...

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June 11, 2023 58 mins

A diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease can be devastating because the understanding  that most doctors and patients have is that the condition is degenerative with an expectation of worsening symptoms. In this episode you will meet John Coleman who through unbelievable personal adversity reversed his Parkinson's symptoms and went on to support over 3000 other people diagnosed with the same condition.

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May 30, 2023 21 mins

A healthy 13 year old female gets a covid vaccine and develops thrombocytopenic purpura, a condition that affects blood platelets causing bruising and excessive bleeding. Naturopath Diana Mund successfully applies holistic principals to overcome a strange beginning to a serious health issue.

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May 16, 2023 47 mins

Fatigue and exhaustion are a modern curse. In fact they represent main reason people visit their health care professionals. Without the proper care and support the symptoms escalate and manifest in different ways, both mentally and physically. These symptoms can not be treated by a tablet nor is there a special 'fatigue' test ( well, maybe iron levels). To properly manage fatigue and exhaustion requires an evaluation of y...

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May 9, 2023 33 mins

Mounting evidence is connecting oral hygiene with chronic disease. Holistic Dentist Ron Ehrlich helps us to understand this relationship which includes a fascinating turnaround in his patient with rheumatoid arthritis. 

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