Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

A Public Health Crisis With more than 200 million people around the world deemed to be infected with the Hepatitis C Virus, (HCV) it is one of the greatest public health epidemics of our time. Because symptoms often do not become apparent for many years after initial infection, HCV has been dubbed as a ‘silent epidemic. It […]

Just Been Diagnosed with Cancer?

Choosing your treatment A cancer diagnosis usually comes with a sense of urgency, confusion, medical advice, and lots of people telling you lots of different things. It’s a stressful time when no one has all the answers for you. Piece by piece, you start paving your way to a treatment plan. Traditional treatment of chemotherapy, radiation and surgery comes with knowing […]

Dietary Approaches for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

Try some of these Every kid wants to feel happy and enjoy their day, so if they’re constantly out of sorts, there is sure to be a good reason for it. With most ADHD kids, their ADHD is not ‘them’. If there is no obvious reason why a child is hyperactive, can’t learn, continually misbehaves with all the best […]

The Dreaded Seasonal Allergies and Asthma

You may have been led to believe that you are stuck with debilitating allergies for life. With the right interventions, you can minimise or recover from your allergies. Asthma and eczema are becoming increasingly common, with Australia having one of the highest rates of asthma in the world. The World Health Organisation predicted that by 2020, fifty per cent of people in […]

The Story behind ‘Good News for People with Bad News’

There were three triggers that led to the birth of this book. When I saw the movie ‘First Do No Harm’ starring Meryl Streep, I realised there were many, many more recovery stories to tell. The film is about a young boy who had life-threatening epilepsy, having multiple severe seizures every day. He had been […]

Good News for People with Bad News

Nyema Hermiston RN ND Adv Dip Hom BSc Hons If you reached this page looking for information about a particular illness, you will find one or more stories about your condition in the book Good News for People with Bad News In my 30+ years career as a registered nurse and natural therapist I’ve sought to […]