Tag: immune herbs

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Do You Give Yourself Permission to Recover?

July 30, 2019

Did you know that Australia is now one of the nations that work the longest hours in the world? The relaxed image of the easy-going Aussie would seem a thing of the past. The pressure we feel from our workplace or family or most importantly ourselves has us continually ‘soldiering-on’ We can sometimes see ourselves as invincible and that any illness is either a weakness or a nuisance that needs to be dealt with quickly so we can get on with the important things in our lives. With this mind....

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Our Top-Pick Immune- Boosting Herbs

July 16, 2019

Listen to any news outlet and you will know that Australians are in the grip of the worst flu season on record. Couple this with the regular array of circulating Winter viruses and it is time to prepare ourselves with the knowledge and steps to take in the face of a viral attack. First Line of Defence – Act Fast with our Immune “Top Guns” Our first step in our plan of attack is to stimulate and support our immune system (which is working overtime), with key herbs and nutrients to help fi....

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How to Develop your Personal Winter Protocol

May 29, 2019

With this sudden cold blast that has struck in the past week, our thoughts turn to preparing ourselves for the Winter months ahead. The World Health Organisation influenza centre in Australia has warned the number of flu cases here is the highest in 20 years (Herald Sun, 26-5-19). With the official flu season starting only this week, it is concerning that already 51,000 cases have been officially reported. Here at Mammoth Health we too have noticed an unusually high influx of clients and pat....

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Worst flu season on record

August 29, 2017

Australians are in the midst of the  worst flu outbreak on record in 2017! Listen to any news outlet and you will know that we are in the grip of the worst flu season on record. A single strain of flu is usually the cause of outbreaks, but this year we have been hit with 4 strains: two types of influenza A and two types of influenza B strains. According to Dr Vicky Sheppeard, NSW Health’s Director of Communicable Diseases, ‘the high levels of flu strains circulating in the community i....

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Are You Armed & Prepared for an Amazing Winter?

May 22, 2017

Winter is almost upon us and already we have noticed a high influx of clients and patients with colds, flu, gastro and viruses! So I chatted to Kate Loftus, Mammoth’s consulting Naturopath, and I’d like to share with you her amazing insights, expertise and passion for the healing powers of natural medicine and healthy lifestyle practices. This time of year, Kate finds it very useful in clinic to enable patients to set up a personalised winter protocol. And if you have been inclined to g....

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Our Top 6 Immune Tonics

April 29, 2014

Yesterday’s Geelong Advertiser (29th April, 2014) reported that almost one quarter of all Australian adults suffered flu symptoms last year. There’s been a lot of noise in the media in recent weeks  about the flu ‘hitting’ Australia... and it’s about this time every year that we see similar headlines and reports. The thing to remember though is that the flu is a virus that has been around for thousands of years and every year, at about this time, we are at a higher risk of infectio....

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