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It Takes Two to Tango

September 9, 2016

“Living longer while maintaining healthy, active  and meaningful lives demands of us to Become better partners in our own health.” Dr Milla Duchovni   Our iSmile doctors have the following tips for being a better partner in your dental health:   Ask a ton of questions. One of the best ways to be a good […]

How Are You Feeling Today?

July 22, 2016

In the midst of Melbourne’s cold, dark and viral winter, the master of mind-body medicine, physician trained in brain chemistry Deepak Chopra is coming to town to run the Neuroscience of Enlightenment conference. His message is clear: aim for SUPER HEALTH by making careful lifestyle choices. According to Chopra: Deepak Chopra rests his foundations of Well-being […]

Cutting Back Sugar – The Best Form of Health Insurance

May 2, 2016

We live in times where the obese population of the world out numbers underweight population. It has been documented by scientists, that increased obesity is a result of increased sugar consumption. Although… sugar is essential for our normal bodily functions. Increased sugar intake is linked to inflammation, impaired immune response and increased prevalence of diabetes, […]

Nasal Breathing: The healthy way to breathe

October 15, 2015

Nasal breathing is essential for good health because: Nasal breathing results in 20% more O2 uptake as compared to the breathing through the mouth. Nasal breathing warms, humidifies and filters incoming air. It also removes a significant amount of bacteria and germs from the air we breathe in. During nasal breathing Nitric oxide (NO) is […]

Thumbs up for good facial posture

July 8, 2015

Exercise for good looking faces! Beautiful faces and captivating smiles are shaped  by a balanced activity  of the muscles responsible for facial expression, swallowing and mastication.  Nasal breathing with lips sealed Proper tongue and lip posture at rest and  in speech Correct chewing Correct swallowing Characterise faces of beautiful and healthy people. Habits detrimental to […]

Cancer Goes Viral

May 27, 2015

HPV positive throat and tongue cancers are taking off in men. Head and neck cancers associated with HPV are on the rise. HPV (human papilloma virus)is the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease in western world and  worldwide, infecting just about ALL men and women at some point in their lives. Although most  people clear the […]

Breastfeeding your baby

April 15, 2015

  Breastfeeding provides a host of remarkable health benefits to babies and mothers alike. It is the best source of infant nutrition, providing essential immune protection, supporting good digestion and assisting in healthy development. Breast feeding provides many maternal health benefits, including reducing the risk of breast cancers and diabetes. It is also a wonderful […]

Oil Pulling

March 17, 2015

Oil pulling is an ancient ayurvedic remedy that assists with  REMOVAL of a wide variety of impurities from the body. It consists of holding some oil in your mouth for twenty minutes, swishing it all around and between your teeth… Try oil pulling and see if this suites your daily routine. Oil pulling instructions When […]

March 10th, 2015 – World Sleep Day

February 26, 2015

Having a hard time getting out of bed in the morning? Pressing snooze more than once to get a couple more minutes of “shut eye” before your day begins? Or you’re noticing it’s becoming more difficult to concentrate on your work throughout the day? It is very possible that your sleep habits and overall health may […]

Take tips from Madeline

February 9, 2015

Our Madeline is not a schoolgirl in the blue Cape and a yellow straw hat, who is perpetually testing boundaries and is fearful of Miss Clavell! In fact, she is not a schoolgirl at all. But a petite and well groomed centenarian, wearing a freshly pressed blue floral shirt, pale blue skirt and a big […]

Good Medicine – Chicken Soup and Your Health

December 17, 2014

 In January it’s so nice  While slipping on the sliding ice to sip hot chicken soup with rice.  Sipping once Sipping twice Sipping chicken soup  With rice.                                        -Maurice Sendak Good Medicine Chicken soup and your health. […]

The Digestive Tract

December 3, 2014

Our digestive tract is constantly exposed to an enormous amount of toxins and pathogens. The digestive tract is the first point of contact when we ingest something. It acts as a barrier to undesirables, so a healthy gut is so important for wellbeing. Our bodies produce enzymes that carry out their own detoxification routines in […]

Sleep Blog

November 7, 2014

If you are having issues sleeping, click the following link for ideas and gadgets that will help you get a good night’s sleep! iSmile Studio – Sleep Blog

Sleep Yourself Beautiful

When you sleep you’re not just getting the rest that your body needs to function but improving your beauty, creativity, confidence, clarity, decision making skills, happiness and overall health. Poor sleep is associated with high stress levels on your body which is reflected by your skin, waste line and can cause more chronic diseases like […]

The Alkaline Body

October 20, 2014

Our body is constantly regulating our blood to sit at around 7.5 on the pH scale. This is slightly more alkaline than neutral and proves to be an optimal level for bodily functions. It’s important to remember that a balance is ideal for homeostasis within our bodies. Disease, whether it is a virus, inflammatory condition […]

The Alkaline Mouth

KNOW YOUR PROTECTIVE FACTORS AND AGENTS A simple definition of “protective factors” is that they are factors that weight people toward health rather than disease. Just as a healthy diet and exercise are protective factors against heart disease, there are a number of protective therapy agents that one may choose to correct an oral imbalance […]

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