Hypoglycemia or Blood Sugar

Hypoglycemia, also known as low blood sugar, is when blood sugar decreases to below normal levels. This may result in a variety of symptoms including clumsiness, trouble talking, confusion, loss of consciousness, seizures or death. A feeling of hunger, sweating, shakiness and weakness may also be present.
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  • Avandia

    Rosiglitazone (Avandia) is widely used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, but its effect on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has not been determined.

  •  GI food

    The glycemic index or GI ranks carbohydrates according to their effect on blood glucose levels. The lower the GI, the slower the rise in blood glucose levels will be when the food is consumed. The effect may differ from person to person. It is recommended that people with pre-diabetes and diabetes have moderate amounts of carbohydrate and include high fibre foods that also have a low GI (not all high fibre foods have a low GI). Some research has shown that by eating a diet with a lower GI, people with diabetes can reduce their average blood glucose levels. This is important in reducing the risk of developing diabetes-related complications.

  • insulin resistance

    Insulin resistance (IR) is the condition in which normal amounts of insulin are inadequate to produce a normal insulin response from fat, muscle, and liver cells. Insulin resistance (IR) is a prominent pathophysiologic component in a myriad of metabolic disorders, including obesity, prediabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

  • With this medicines safety now in question, in the light of recent scientific evidence that it poses increased risk of heart attack, what are the natural medicine alternatives to Avandia

  • sugar and acne

    Acne Vulgaris is characterised by the presence of comedones or blackheads, pimples, small superficial sebaceous cysts, and scars. There are over half a dozen types of acne, the most common being blackheads.

  • adrenal exhaustion

    Adrenal exhaustion is the term used to describe the state when adrenal glands are exhausted and unable to produce adequate quantities of hormones, primarily the glucocorticoid cortisol, and adrenalin produced in the adrenal medulla.

  • hypertension

    Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. It is classified as either primary (essential) or secondary. About 90-95% of cases are termed "primary hypertension", which refers to high blood pressure for which no medical cause can be found. The remaining 5-10% of cases (Secondary hypertension) are caused by another conditions that affect the kidneys, arteries, heart, or endocrine system. From a naturopathic perspective there is a plethora of dietary, lifestyle and supplement and herbal medicine advice that will address the causes of hypertension and lower blood pressure naturally

  • Obesity is an issue of health. Excess weight in terms of complementary medicine is seen as an excess condition of toxicity that needs to be eliminated. If you don't believe me carry around a ten-kilo bag of potatoes for a day and you will soon realise the strain this places on your heart.

  • sperm and egg

    PCOS Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common female endocrine disorders and is a leading causes of female infertility. Herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, dietary and lifestyle approaches can address the causes of PCOS and treat the symptoms of this condition naturally, without the use of pharmacological drugs.

  • stress

    Whilst occasional anxiety is normal, feeling anxious without reason is not. Persistent worrying thoughts that affect your day-to-day life may indicate you suffer from a generalized anxiety disorder. Symptoms may include irritability, impatience, restlessness, feeling tense or on edge or poor concentration. 

  • why diets dont work

    Excess weight in terms of complementary medicine is seen as an excess condition of toxicity that needs to be eliminated. Did you know that central obesity is as much linked to cardiovascular disease as cigarette smoking?.

  • nfq and eqf

    Carahealth clinic combines the case history taking and diagnostic skills and treatment approaches from the three major  modalities of natural medicine, naturopathy, acupuncture & homeopathy

  • Mental Clarity

    From a natural medicine perspective, there are often physical factors that negatively impact our sense of clarity.Herbal medicine, nutritional supplementation, dietary and lifestyle approaches can treat this condition naturally, without the use of pharmacological drugs.