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WE NEED A COMPOUNDING TECHNICIAN TO JOIN OUR FRIENDLY TEAM!

We are looking for a compounding technician to join our existing friendly team in our state-of-the-art facility.   Who we are looking for: Experience in compounding or laboratory work is preferred but not essential as training is provided. The successful applicant must have an eye for detail, a good work ethic, be able to work…

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gluten

WHEN GLUTEN NEEDS ENZYME

Gluten–the main protein in grains such as wheat and barley–can sometimes be difficult to digest, given to the complex protein which the body can not break down. Gluten carries a unique chain of amino acid building blocks that cause the protein chain to form into a shape with a lot of loops. The looped bonds…

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sugar

SUGAR IN METABOLIC SYNDROME

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of disease risk factors which increase the risk of type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Metabolic syndrome is also known as insulin resistance syndrome. There is evidence to suggest that diets high in added sugar promote the development of metabolic disease both directly and indirectly. Directly, the fructose component in…

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AGEING AND IODINE DEFICIENCY

The signs and symptoms of iodine deficiency are often overlooked, since many of them are very similar of what we call “ageing”. Ageing is a convenient theory to collect conditions for which we have little curiosity about their true cause. As such, there may be several causes that do not originate directly from ageing. Low…

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chronic pain

PEA

The acronym PEA stands for Palmitoylethanolamide. It is a naturally occurring fatty acid amide produced in the body. PEA binds to receptors in the cell nucleus and is involved in the regulation of neuroglia cells within the central nervous system. What is PEA? PEA plays an extensive role in many biological pathways related to inflammation and…

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PERSONALISED MEDICINE: COMPOUNDING WITH KARL LANDERS

Original content sourced from fxmedicine.com.au The flexibility, technology and sophistication of modern-day compounding has come a long way from it’s humble origins. Compounding is now a specialised area of pharmacy available to health professionals which is ideal for those patients who have specialised needs outside of what’s commercially accessible. In today’s podcast pharmacist Karl Landers takes us…

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middle ear infection in toddlers and children

MIDDLE EAR INFECTION IN INFANTS AND CHILDREN

“Middle ear” refers to the medical terminology in which there are three parts: The external ear, the middle ear – a space bordered on the outer side by the tympanic membrane (ear drum) and the inside by the inner ear. Eustachian tubes lead from this space into the naso-pharynx. In years past, otitis media (O.M.,…

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CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM

Calcium and Magnesium are both classified as “essential minerals” which humans require for good health. Like all minerals, these cannot be made in our body and must therefore be plentiful in our diet in order for us to remain healthy. Calcium Calcium is a major constituent of bones and teeth (99%), where it plays two…

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POLYLAX™ AND MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE

This article is a continuation of our previous article titled ‘Faecal Retention and Constipation’ (Click button below to access this earlier article). Now we will look at two products that many of our patients are using in their treatment protocol. Access Related Article – Faecal Retention and Constipation Polylax™ and Magnesium Hydroxide Both Polylax™ and…

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AFP PEPTIZYDE PRODUCT OVERVIEW

AFP Peptizyde™ contains three different digestive enzymes isolated from plant sources and has been designed to help the body in breaking down proteins. AFP Peptizyde™   AFP Peptizyde™ contains digestive enzymes and has been designed to help the body in breaking down proteins. It is a combination of three different proteolytic enzymes isolated from plant…

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ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS (EFAs)

EFA’s function as homeostatic constituents of cell membranes, helping to relay signal information from outside the cell to the cell interior and are precursors to eicosanoids that influence other cells, similar to hormones. About EFA’s EFA’s are critical nutrients for humans and are labeled “essential” because our bodies are not able to make them. They…

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CANDIDA OVERGROWTH

In the past 20 years, overgrowth in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of the usually benign Candida albicans has become increasingly recognized as a complex medical syndrome known as Candidiasis, or yeast syndrome. Candidiasis (Yeast Syndrome) Normally, C. albicans can live harmoniously in the creases and crevices of the digestive tract (and vaginal tract in women).…

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HIDING MEDICINE TASTE

Over the years at Kingsway we have received many phone calls from customers asking about the best options for hiding medicine taste (for their own or their children’s medicine). Ideas for Hiding Medicine Taste One of the hardest tasks a parent has is to give their children medicines. Children hide, run, struggle or even fight…

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Plant based enzymes

A HIGH POTENCY ENZYME FOR DIGESTION

AFP Peptizyde is a high-potency enzyme combination for digestion of food protein; Increases breakdown of casein and gluten proteins; High Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV (DPP IV) enzyme activity; Safe, non-toxic alternative or supplement to GFCF Diet.

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GLUTEN & CASEIN FREE DIET

Many of you (and/or your children) are on a restricted diet of some sort. In this article, we are going to give a brief summary of the diets that we are commonly asked about and the effects that they can have. The Average Diet The average diet which is eaten today is completely different to…

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Iron is essential for humans

Iron is essential for humans. It is a vital component of hundreds of proteins and enzymes found within the body. Iron is needed for growth and reproduction, as well as healing and immune function. It plays a vital role in the metabolism of almost all living organisms. An Essential Element Within the human body, iron…

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