When the Skin Erupts: Healing Eczema and Psoriasis

When those painful, itchy patches of eczema and psoriasis erupt, doctors of natural medicine ask, ‘what is causing this condition to present at this time?’ The Greek translation of eczema means “to boil out,” so the question makes sense: holistic physicians look for the underlying root causes that bring about these skin eruptions. Although they […]

Diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? Now what ?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), one of the most common endocrine (hormone) disorders, affects approximately 10 million women of all races and ethnic groups worldwide. It’s the leading cause of infertility in women and can present at any life stage – from puberty through post-menopause. Most women with PCOS will have cysts on the ovaries, but […]

Minding your Mitochondria

Mitochondria is a hot topic these days. As naturopathic physicians, we are thought to look at not just the big picture but the processes that cause ageing- good ageing and poor ageing. The health of our organs and other systems in the body keep us functioning optimally. But, what keeps these organs and other systems […]

Autism spectrum – Addressing different pieces of the puzzle

ASD is a complex multi factorial condition and requires an approach that looks at the whole system holistically. Symptoms are the expression of underlying problem and therefore testing and treatment is the key.   My approach involves addressing all the 7 steps in a systematic way. 1. Gut Dysfunction / Digestion : Prevalence of GI Symptoms like […]

Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver

  Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver disease (NAFLD) Incidence of fatty liver has been increasing globally.  Overall pooled global prevalence has been reported to be around 24%. However, in westernized Asian populations, including in Singapore, its prevalence appears to be higher; prevalence rates as high as 40% been reported which is alarming. Although we know that […]