About Dr David Nye

DR DAVID NYE, MB CHB (UCT), MFHOM (UK), DIP HOM (CEDH), practises integrative medicine together with his wife, Dr Sandi Nye, in Pinelands Cape Town. As a registered medical doctor and homeopath, he has a special interest in chronic illness, especially when conventional medicine fails to help. He uses a variety of modalities, tests and treatments in his quest to find the best solutions for each patient.

Death begins in the colon

2021-06-10T12:40:13+00:00By |

I believe that the source of inflammation in chronic diseases lies in the gut. The now famous quote ‘Death begins in the colon’ originated with the Russian Nobel Prize- winning biologist Elie Metchnikoff (1845 - 1916), who postulated that the toxic by-products of the bowel bacteria are responsible for many diseases.

Inflammation friend or foe?

2021-06-09T19:49:04+00:00By |

Physicians realise that inflammation in the walls of arteries is probably the most important risk factor in cardiovascular disease, more important even than cholesterol levels. Inflammation is common to many other chronic and debilitating diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, asthma, acne, eczema, psoriasis, sinusitis, hayfever, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, etc. In fact, most conditions that are often treated with cortisone fall into this category.

Detox with the Docs

2021-06-10T12:23:21+00:00By |

Spring is known as the time for new beginnings and rejuvenation, and for the shedding of winter sluggishness and the traditional concept of ‘spring-cleaning’. It is also an ideal time to engage in cleaning up the internal environment of the body.

The Truth about Statins

2021-06-17T11:13:41+00:00By |

Are statins really the wonder drug they are claimed to be? They do lower cholesterol, but at what cost? It’s important to weigh up the benefits and the adverse effects. This article takes a comprehensive look at the evidence.

A Window into our Inner World – Live Blood Analysis

2021-05-28T10:07:58+00:00By |

You stare in awe at the blood cells floating lazily across the screen in front of you. The background looks like the Milky Way, occasionally studded with sparkling ‘moon rocks’. The eeriness of the scene belies the truths to be revealed about your health. This is live blood analysis.

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