Last week I had two wonderful people come into the clinic who had been following certain dietary paradigms for a number of years, respectively. One had been vegan, the other had done keto. Both were ready to give it the shove because they felt like it hadn’t been working for them. I can’t tell you … Continue reading Break free from food stress
Hayfever season is upon us, yay! Spring is finally hear, and I am guessing that with all rain we have had locally of late, we will be in for a cracker of a pollen count! So I guess a lot of you are starting with the antihistamines, and pretty much just bunkering down in dread? … Continue reading Hayfever doesn’t have to be forever…
Ok… so you’ve just heard the current ad on the radio, talking about how low Iron can lead to fatigue and dizziness.. and the statistic that around half of all women are low in Iron. The ad then quickly prompts you to run out and purchase a certain brand-named Iron supplement, which is then … Continue reading Why are you low in Iron?
Last week I listened to an interview that discussed a concept in Medical Research called the Cell Danger Response. Whilst this concept is not a new one, it has been evolving and gaining strength for some time, and as an old-school Naturopathically trained practitioner, I have to say it made my heart sing. For those … Continue reading Cell Danger Response; Why Methylation might not be something to tamper with, and why Naturopathic Medicine makes sense
At the risk of sounding like the Sheldon Cooper of the Naturopathic world, today I want to talk a little about the Chemistry of our emotions and mood.. (One of my absolute favourite topics, so forgive me when I keep on talking.. lol.) Mental health is by far one of the largest ‘issues’ I … Continue reading Food + Exercise + Mindset = Happiness
Hey folks, With the Victorian school holidays upon us, I thought it might be a fitting time to have a bit of a chat about dental health. If you're anything like me, you probably wait for the holidays to get your children in for their dental checkups and appointments, so it might also be the … Continue reading How minerals and nutrition effect Dental caries
Hi everyone.. I hope you're all keeping warm and enjoying the school holidays. Today i wanted to take a few moments to talk to you about this condition that everyone seems to be talking about at the moment, Pyrroles. Pyrroles is not a new thing in my clinic, and but i do find it interesting … Continue reading Pyrroles is not a condition; It is a symptom
Adrenal fatigue is a fast-growing epidemic which presents itself as a vast number of physical imbalances and diseases. Western medicine has a habit of trying to treat the various symptoms, instead of identifying and treating the driving causes. This usually leaves people on a plethora of drugs, which can have other nasty side effects. If … Continue reading Feeling REALLY tired??
The Vitamin D debate is still a very hot topic at the moment. What most people understand is that your body can manufacture Vitamin D after exposure to the sun. Then, if you do not get enough sun, you can take a supplement and top up your levels. The truth is, there are MANY factors … Continue reading Factor affecting Vitamin D absorption
As one of the great founders of Nature-based Medicine, Hippocrates, once said "Dosis Facit Venemon". Translated, this literally means 'The Dosage is the Poison'... Yes.. too much of anything (or too little) will kill you. I know this might seem like a no-brainer comment to most of you, but one of the most common things … Continue reading Too much is just as bad as too little