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What is Compounding?

Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of preparing tailor-made medicines for patients. Its practice dates back to the origins of pharmacy, although compounding’s presence in the pharmacy profession has changed over the years. In the 1930s and 1940s, the majority of prescriptions were compounded.

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What is Irlen Syndrome?

Irlen Syndrome is a visual processing disorder that affects 15% of the general population, 50% of individuals with reading and learning difficulties, and 30% of people with ADHD and autism. Irlen Syndrome has also been linked to traumatic brain injury in athletes and others.

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Hayfever and Allergies

The most common allergies in the spring are hay fever (pollen from e.g. ryegrass, canary, wild oat grass and casuarina trees) and moulds. Although dust mites are all year round, the ideal conditions for their growth are 25ºC and 75% relative humidity making the South Coast a perfect dwelling place.

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Peanut Allergies and Probiotics

For years, Ayurveda taught that the health of the digestive system is the single most important long term determinant of your health and wellbeing. 

Traditional Chinese Medicine views the health of the Spleen and Stomach energy (qi) as the root of long term health, and stresses the underlying importance of the Spleen and Stomach in all chronic disease states. 

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