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How H pylori causes problems for kids

Whatever you do, please don’t ignore your children if they frequently complain of digestive problems, if they catch frequent colds, or have other ongoing health complaints. Children are mini adults, so any effect H pylori has on adults can be felt by kids, too. Possibly more problematic is the fact that H pylori might well contribute to growth abnormalities in children due to nutrient deficiencies (iron, B12, folate, zinc and so on). I feel it’s imperative not to ignore kids when they complain of tummy trouble as the problems could be setting them up for health challenges throughout life....

Can H pylori affect sperm, fertility and pregnancy?...

You’ve got to be kidding, right? H pylori – a stomach infection – and fertility? Give me a break! Well, it’s true – the scientific literature does show associations between H pylori, fertility and pregnancy. And this once again shows how your gut is intimately tied up with EVERY function in your body, and why it’s so important to get your entire gut health optimised, no matter what your doctor might tell you. H pylori and sperm health Remember in earlier videos when I told you it’s important to know which H pylori strain you have? Well some studies...

Homemade Coconut Butter Recipe

Have you ever wondered what on earth coconut butter is? That white, amorphous blob you might have seen in a supermarket? Well, wonder no more! Coconut butter is a pretty cool – in fact, it’s bloody lovely as long as you like the taste of coconut! It’s a versatile addition to your meals and recipes, and it’s helpful for healing your digestion. Some of coconut’s health benefits As I’ve said in previous posts, coconut contains a number of health-promoting substances. Coconut contains powerful anti-microbial agents such as lauric and caprylic acid Its fats are mostly medium chain fatty acids...

Not all H pylori is created equal

H pylori isn’t the same from one person to the next – pretty interesting, huh? This short video explains why you have a completely unique relationship with H pylori and why it’s important not to be too confused by conflicting info on the Internet.   H pylori – enemy or not? As you know, H pylori is called ‘the ulcer bug’ because it causes stomach and intestinal ulcers. What’s confusing is that about 70% of people with H pylori don’t have any obvious symptoms. The other 30% typically have a cluster of digestive symptoms like heartburn, bloating, belching, nausea...

Sodium bicarbonate mouthwash for whiter teeth

In this short post I’ll share with you one of my favourite little tips, which is the sodium bicarbonate mouthwash. It’s a great little recipe/tip that helps remove bad bugs from your oral cavity. In turn, this may reduce gum diseases like gingivitis as well as freshening your breath. Let’s take a look at some background on why the sodium bicarbonate mouthwash may be helpful to you. Oral health and general health The health of your mouth is very important. Poor oral health is not just associated with oral symptoms like mouth ulcers, sore or bleeding gums, tongue pain...

Mineral Broth Recipe – simple, nutritious and delicious!...

You’re about to learn how to make a simple, great tasting and nutritious homemade mineral broth recipe! I call it “Magical  Mineral Broth”. It’s a delicious soup that author Rebecca Katz calls a “nourishing tonic.” Homemade mineral broth can be served as everything from a lovely, warming sipping tea to a powerful, energising base for hearty soups, curries, casseroles and stews. Like bone broth, this homemade mineral broth recipe can provide a tremendous rejuvenating boost. Chock-full of magnesium, potassium, and sodium, it helps to refresh and restore your body, but only if it’s included as part of an overall...

Blood test deception (part 4/4)

THANK YOU for taking the time to read the previous three posts in this series. It’s time to pull the information together using some examples and reveal how you can get your blood test assessed using functional ranges so it finally gives you some helpful information to work from! Remember that we offer a customised blood testing service – complete with functional analysis – that we feel is superior to what you’ll receive from the medical system (details are included in this article). Dave Hompes’ blood test result Take a look at my blood test result, below. The small...

Blood test deception (part 3/4)

So far, we’ve looked at the fundamental problems of: Blood tests being very inconsistent in what they report and measure. Normal reference ranges being very wide and based on a sick population. These are incredibly important considerations when you’re told “everything is normal with your blood test” despite you feeling really unwell. Pathological versus functional reference ranges “I feel crap but my blood tests are all normal” is a common sentiment echoing around people’s minds – perhaps yours. How can you feel so wretched and still have super-duper normal blood test results? At first glance, it doesn’t make sense....
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