CMA People


The CMA is run by a group of outstandingly dedicated people.  Click on the links below to find out more about them:

Our Administrators:

Jill Lucas - CMA Chief Administrator

Roberta MacMillan - CMA Membership Coordinator

Jayney Goddard - CMA President

The CMA website has an amazing group of expert contributors who strive to bring you the very best, well researched and up-to-date information available. Meet the team:

Dr Mark Atkinson - CMA Integrated Medical Expert

Alyssa Burns-Hill - CMA Hormonal Health Expert

Dan Kahn - CMA Energy Medicine Expert

Cain Leathem - CMA Fitness Expert

Caroline Shola Arewa - CMA Personal Development Expert

Denise Tiran - CMA Pregnancy and Childbirth Expert



Wash dishes to relieve stress

A very recent study at Oregon State University demonstrated that diets that are high in either fat, sugar or both seem to cause dramatic changes to the bacteria that live in our gut. This complex mixture of about 100 trillion microbes that live in our digestive system is called our ‘microbiome’. Researchers are now beginning to acknowledge a phenomenon that complementary medical practitioners have long understood – that there is a deep connection between the health of our gut and microbiome and our cognitive abilities. The shocking news is that these changes have a deleterious impact upon our intelligence leading to a loss of “cognitive flexibility,” or the power to adapt and adjust to changing situations. In the study this effect was most serious in those on the high-sugar diet, which also showed an impairment of early learning for both long-term and short-term memory. The negative impact that elevated blood sugar makes upon our cognitive function is so marked that some researchers now consider Alzheimer’s Disease to be “Type 3 diabetes”.

acupuncture significantly more effective in dermatologic conditions

Generalised anxiety disorders twice as likely in those with inflammatory bowel disease and six times as likely in those with both IBD and a history of childhood sexual abuse

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