Dr Bernard Brom

About Dr Bernard Brom

DR BERNARD BROM, MB CHB (UCT), CEDH (HOMEOPATHY, FRANCE), DIP ACUP (SINGAPORE), www.naturalhealthalliance.co.za www.creatinghealth.co.za Former Chairman of the South African Society of Integrative Medicine(SASIM), Dr Brom started his practice in 1976 using holistic approaches incorporating natural medicines, homeopathy, herbal medicine, nutritional medicine and life style management. He also is an expert in the use of low energy lasers and biopuncture-like techniques. He is now retired to teach medical professionals integrative medicine and write his books.

Sinusitis and allergies – the confusion sorted

2020-09-21T18:36:20+00:00By |

Sinusitis is a confusing topic, not only for patients but for many health practitioners as well. The confusion arises because of the many facets of this condition, problems with establishing the cause, and similarities between the symptoms of infection and those of allergy. In many cases allergy and infection coexist, feeding on each other, so that the allergic reaction also provides a home for micro-organisms and any infection (and its treatment) can trigger an allergic reaction.

Spotlight on Ginko Biloba

2020-03-09T13:30:10+00:00By |

The Ginkgo biloba tree species has been around unchanged for about 150 million years. That’s a long time, and the fact that it has survived unchanged perhaps suggests that it has powerful internal survival mechanisms which have been perfected very early on despite changing environmental factors over this time. Specimens more than a thousand years old have been reported in China, Korea and Japan.

The difference between prebiotics & probiotics

2020-03-20T12:02:41+00:00By |

There is some confusion about the difference between pre- and probiotics. There are 400 – 500 types of bacteria in the digestive tract, each of which has many strains, with a total of one hundred trillion bacteria and a weight of about 2 kg (about the size of the liver). Just imagine the chaos created by a course of antibiotics!

Liver Cleansing Herbs

2017-09-26T10:05:19+00:00By |

The liver is the largest organ in the body and functions as an enormous filter and detoxification centre. It is also involved in the metabolism of a range of essential nutrients required by the body such as specific proteins and bile acids.