Blog 2017-06-09T05:53:40+00:00

Iron and Anemia

Iron plays a crucial role in transporting oxygen to different cells inside the body. Two-thirds of the body's iron supply is found in the haemoglobin, which is the protein that carries the oxygen. If the body's iron levels are low, the immune system is weakened, and the body becomes less energised. You know you're low in iron if: You easily catch colds or flu You are fatigued or lethargic You are unable to think clearly The insides of the mouth and lower eyelid are pale Your body's temperature i [...]

Hormone Testing is Helpful

When a patient goes to a general doctor GP for help with a particular infection, whether viral or bacterial, they are prescribed with drug medications, which may be able to clear up the obvious symptoms. The current medical system is perfect for treating acute issues such as trauma, emergencies or life threatening severe allergic reactions. However, more often than not, subtle symptoms of fatigue, anxiety or underlying chronic problems are ignored. Usually these ongoing symptoms have a linked co [...]

Probiotics – The Latest Understanding

The hot topic for 2017 is the human microbiome and its impact on health. There has been some new findings about the microorganisms that live inside our digestive tracts and recent research is supporting that these microbes hugely impact our overall health and well-being! Special strains and species of probiotics are proving to be extremely helpful in certain functions in the human body. Digestive Imbalance? When the gut microbiota is out of balance, numerous symptoms arise. To name a few, there [...]

5 Reasons to Lose Weight

After winter comes summertime! Best time to begin shredding off those extra kilos. Not only will losing weight help one feel better and look better; it will be an improvement in one's health. It has been shown by an abundant amount of scientific research that overweight or obese individuals have more health risks, and significantly decreased life expectancy. Just look at the Live lighter campaign which is supported by the heart foundation, cancer council and the Australian government! Here are 5 [...]

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

As an old saying goes "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure".  The core focus on naturopathy and integrative medicine is to holistically work on the body to build strength and prevent illness ideally. In reality though, patients often come once illness has struck! It is a lot more practical to maintain an optimally healthy body than wait until it falls ill, or riddled with symptoms. Just like a car that is brought to the mechanic for regular tune-ups and oil changes to keep it in the [...]

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Detoxification, Diet, Immune System, Naturopathy, Nutritional Medicine, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Overcoming Morning Fatigue

Have you ever woken up to mornings when you felt like you haven’t had a single second of sleep throughout the night? Do you find it difficult to wake up, feeling light-headed despite long hours of sleep during the night or regular afternoon naps? You could be experiencing a level of adrenal fatigue. Our bodies have a powerhouse of cells and unlocking the keys to supporting this may be the answer.  The mitochondria are one of these main keys to unlocking the body’s optimum strength and energy. Ge [...]