Nutritional Medicine

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Long Covid and Naturopathy

Long Covid or post-covid is defined as continuing signs and symptoms from four weeks to greater than three months. Ongoing data suggests that 30% of patients will have persisting covid symptoms for over 6 months.

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Folates, Methylation and Reproductive Health

Over the past 10 years or so there has been a greater focus on MTHFR and the potential need for activated folic acid such as mecobalamin or Co-methylcobalamin. How important is it?

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Lead Poisoning and Chelation Naturally

Lead toxicity in Australia occasionally makes the news but what about the small amounts making the way into your food, cigarettes, plastics or other? How do you chelate it or detox it naturally?

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Why See A Naturopath?

Why would it be a good idea to visit a naturopath to get help for your health? Have you tried seeing a GP or regular medical specialist for your condition? A naturopath looks at things deeper by using functional medicine testing, herbal medicine, nutrition and a holistic approach.

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HIV, AIDS and Naturopathic Medicine

Viruses like EBV or CMV contribute to chronic fatigue symptoms. But HIV causes more severe deterioration of the immune system resulting in chronic deficiency and decline.

Detoxification

Heavy Metal Detoxing 101

The world is full of toxicity and if you are not working to detox, they will build up in your body over time. How do you do it?

Immune System

Preparing Your Immunity and Detoxing After Covid Vaccination

Who would have ever thought 2 years ago that we would be here in a world that seems so foreign? Where freedom of movement has been taken for health. Divided families and friends because of a debate on the health of the world's population. Strangely, both sides want the same thing - the best health for everyone.

Adrenal Fatigue

How To Get Rid Of Eczema

Going mad over itchy, inflamed red, and sometimes scaly, patches… There’s nothing quite like the irritation and frustration that eczema can cause. 

Detoxification

Is your Gut the Cause of your Allergies?

Does stepping outside on a bright spring day make your eyes feel as if they were on fire? Believe it or not, It could be your gut! Yes, that’s right. Your gut.

Adrenal Fatigue

Tips To Reduce Stress and Sleep Well

Going through a lot of stress impacts the quality of sleep you get come bedtime. Sometimes the mind simply does not shut down so that you can finally fall asleep.

Female Hormones

Oestrogen and Functional Testing

Out of all the hormones, most of us have heard of Oestrogen (US spelling estrogen). Today I will shed a little light on the different types of Oestrogen.

Bone Health

ABC News Says “Calcium and Vitamin D Not Needed” – What is the scientific truth?

On November 29th 2019, ABC News featured in an article entitled “Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Not Necessary for Healthy Adults” a recent review that was published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

Adrenal Fatigue

Supercharged Energy Keys

Are your energy levels not what they should be? Are you feeling dips in energy and struggling to keep up with your friends, family or colleagues? 

Detoxification

Maximising Men’s Fertility

When trying to conceive, couples tend to focus only on the woman’s health, overlooking the man’s. When the man’s health is below optimal state, it has a negative impact on the whole fertility.

Adrenal Fatigue

More Energy with a Spring Detox

If you have been following our blog, you might have read about how we are all exposed to toxins every minute, every day, everywhere.

Autoimmunity

Overcoming Chronic Disease by Addressing Inflammation

Chronic inflammatory disease have been on a steady rise, reaching epidemic levels around the world. In Australia alone, half of the population suffer from one.

Detoxification

Do You Need A Detox?

The body undertakes a process called detoxification to eliminate toxins and be able to maintain a healthy balance of all its functions.

Hormone Testing

Iodine Myths for Thyroid Health

Most of us are afraid of something causing harm to us like having too much salt or iodine. We may have been regarding it to be harmful, and consequently, should be avoided. Iodised salt, in particular.

Adrenal Fatigue

Magnesium – A Core Essential for Everyone

The pressures of modern living may be inescapable, but it’s not the end of the world. There are things that can be done to overcome these stressors and be able to cope.

Detoxification

Effective Tools for Weight Loss Success

Trying to lose weight properly and effectively needs planning and tracking. No matter what health challenges you have, keeping a healthy weight is absolute key to them all.

Autoimmunity

Microbiome Health to Strengthen Immunity

When the gut microbiome is imbalanced, you may feel digestive issues such as bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, to name a few.

Adrenal Fatigue

The Role of Magnesium Against Stress and Depression

Magnesium is in every cell of the human body. In fact, it comes fourth as the most abundant mineral and plays roles in more than 300 activities, both within physically and mentally.

Adrenal Fatigue

Detoxing from a Toxic World

All too often, we are exposed to heavy metals, and heavy metal toxicity poses a great threat to health. It can lead to serious health conditions as they damage organs and most are permanent and debilitating,

Adrenal Fatigue

Modern Weight Loss: 15 Methods That Work

Looking around on the internet, a lot of myths have popped up regarding weight loss. People often end up doing insane things that mostly don’t have evidence supporting the claim.

Anxiety

Zinc Improves Sleep Quality

Having trouble catching those z’s at night? Is your insomnia impacting your work and day-to-day activities?

Hormone Testing

Speedy Weight Loss Secrets

Obesity is definitely on the rise in Australia. Two out of three adults, and one out of 4 children and adolescents in Australia were classified as either being overweight or obese in 2015.

Adrenal Fatigue

Essential Steps to Overcome Autoimmunity

Our surroundings is creeping with bacteria, viruses, and toxins. Everything that we are exposed to, especially the air that we breathe, the things we touch, and the food we eat.

Detoxification

3 Top Tips To Build Energy

What do you do when energy seems to be too low and all you feel is sluggishness, fatigue, and exhaustion?

Autoimmunity

Overcoming a Cold and Flu Quickly

Do you feel run down, your throat sore, and nose runny? Maybe also have cough, a headache, and fever? You don’t have to suffer and wait until your cold is gone.

Autoimmunity

Reflux Not Always Too Much Acid

The requirement for nutrients of the human body is constant from conception, through adult life. Sadly, its ability to digest and absorb these vital nutrients properly declines as we age.

Digestion Testing

Iron Essentials

When you don’t have enough iron in your body, the oxygen that is being delivered to your cells to create energy is insufficient either, causing you to feel exhausted and rundown.

Diet

Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Are you trying to fall pregnant? Curious of how much folic acid to take? Folate has been associated to healthier pregnancies and healthier babies.

Autoimmunity

Bicarbonate of Soda reduces Autoimmune inflammation

Baking soda is a common ingredient in baking and cooking. It helps the batter expand, which when put in heat, rises. You might even know too that it is also a popular cleaning aide.

Adrenal Fatigue

Chronic Staph Infections and Your Health

S. aureus, also nicknamed “staph”, is a type of bacteria that lives inside the body and is opportunistic. About a third of individuals carry Staphylococcus aureus,

Adrenal Fatigue

Do You Need More Vitamin B12?

Almost three-fourths of the vitamins that are required in our diet belong to the vitamin B-group. The B vitamins are water-soluble, meaning they need to constantly be replenished

Detoxification

Allergies – An Updated View and Support

Do you feel bloated or get headaches when you eat certain foods? Do you find yourself sneezing when a dog or cat comes near you?

Diet

Super Ageing and Living Long

Have you noticed something forming at the outer corners of your eyes? You look closely in the mirror, and… alas! It’s the dreaded crow’s feet! And how about other parts of your skin?

Detoxification

How To Avoid Super Infections Naturally

One of the most dangerous health threats known to humans are superbugs that have evolved to be resistant to multiple drugs. 

Adrenal Fatigue

Vitamin D for Baby Health

Baby health depends on the health of the mother not only during pregnancy, but also PRIOR to conception.

Detoxification

How to Manage Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) Naturally [Part 2 of 2]

AS, or Ankylosing Spondylitis is one type of arthritis that targets the spine or the vertebrae, fusing them together.

Adrenal Fatigue

How to Manage Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) Naturally [Part 1 of 2]

Ankylosing Spondylitis, or AS, is one type of arthritis that targets the spine or the vertebrae, fusing them together. 

Adrenal Fatigue

The Human Microbiome and Your Health

Do you have pain around the abdomen, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, gas or reflux? These are signs that the gut is not in its optimal condition and your bacteria blueprint or microbiome is out of balance.

Detoxification

Top 8 Health Goals to Start 2018

Ahh… It’s that time again when all of us are making new year’s resolutions, or updating our bucket lists. Some of us might make relationship or family goals top priority.

Detoxification

Healthy Mums and Babies

When we hear the word “bacteria”, we tend to picture in our minds millions and thousands of germs causing infection, illnesses, diseases, and for some of us, even death.

Adrenal Fatigue

Treating Depression Naturally

One in every 6 Australians experience mental illness at any age. Worldwide, depression remains to be the number one cause of disability.

Detoxification

Do I need a Multivitamin Supplement?

Are you getting enough crucial nutrients from your diet alone? There is a big chance that you’re not, and that you need multivitamins to supplement your diet.

Detoxification

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;

Detoxification

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

Adrenal Fatigue

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,

Gastrointestinal Health

Bring Back Your Energy

Feeling tired more often than you are energised? Has fatigue been sneaking up on you? Sounds like you may have persistent fatigue – and this could seriously affect your everyday life!

Detoxification

Zinc – A Key Essential Trace Element

Did you know that Zinc is one of the essential nutrients that your body needs, and that whether you have enough Zinc in your body or not has a huge effect on your overall health?

Adrenal Fatigue

Stress Strategies Naturally

There is not one single person who hasn’t experienced stress. The little stresses are what makes our bodies stronger, and more capable of responding to stressful situations.

Adrenal Fatigue

Magnesium – What form is the best?

Magnesium is one of the minerals most commonly prescribed by naturopaths. Thus, choosing the right form and right dose is hugely important to gain maximum benefit in the shortest time.

Adrenal Fatigue

Mercury Toxicity and Health

Did you know that Mercury is 1000 times more toxic than lead? Mercury is the most toxic, non-radioactive heavy metal that exists on earth,

Adrenal Fatigue

Destroying Anxiety and Bringing Back Calm

Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time, it’s a natural response to stress! To most people, it could even be a motivator to push you to finish assignments and projects,

Detoxification

Mothers’-To-Be Nutrition Status Impacting Future Generations

It is now a known fact that the mum’s health affects the unborn child’s health during and after deliver, continuing through the child’s life. It has been recently found,

Adrenal Fatigue

Is Your Sluggish Thyroid Making You Sick?

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the base of your neck. It releases hormones that control metabolism—the way your body uses energy.

Diet

Meet your body demands with essential Nutrients

Does your Body Need Extra Nutrients? Mineral deficiency is very common in Australians and New Zealanders, which is surprising isn’t it?

Detoxification

Ready to Start a Family?

Preconception Fertility Care- When and Where to Begin? Are you and your partner making plans to have a baby? It is essential that you have all the nutrients to conceive

Detoxification

IBS and gastrointestinal fungus like Candida

Candida albicans is normally a harmless yeast present in the gastrointestinal tract of humans. The digestive tract of an average adult contains over 500 different strains of bacteria and fungus living in harmony. 

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