Ageing Gracefully

It is possible. I’m both a woman and a naturopath and I know the pressures placed upon women in the western world to stay youthful and healthy. The pressure is constantly there to thwart the ageing process and look good. If you are a…

A Healthy Childhood Starts Before Conception

Recent advances in our understanding of the role of epigenetics have indicated that the nutritional status, toxic load, hormonal profile and stress levels of parents-to-be can significantly impact on rates of miscarriage, birth outcomes and childhood development. Combined with changing fertility patterns and older…

What is wellness? Optimizing our health as opposed to be just being free of disease

2011 is the year for new beginnings. It is the time of year when you walk through that door equipped with that much anticipated New Year’s resolution that you never started! Whether it be to shed the Christmas kilo’s, to stop smoking, or just…

The importance of zinc for skinintegrity

Approximately 6% of the body’s zinc stores are located in healthy skin.1 In wounded skin, however, zinc levels have been found to increase locally within the first 24 hours, most likely to aid in the removal of damaged tissue and to promote wound healing.2…

Adding Years to Life, and Life to Years!

An explanation of the Wellness Program for optimal health through menopause

Hormonal Imbalance, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and it’s Symptoms

An explanation of all the hormonal imbalances, affecting the body and brain, altering mood and disturbing the stress response

Exercise, Blood Glucose, Energy and Optimal Health

Studies showing the importance of physical activity in helping maintain normal healthy blood glucose levels.

Colds, flus, viruses and what natural medicine will help

With winter just around the corner, we can expect to see an increase in patients presenting with seasonal colds and ‘flu. Fortunately for our patients, there are many effective natural remedies we can offer to help them get through this cold and ‘flu season…

Obesity, triglycerides, fatty liver and the psychological effect of weight gain

Australia is in the grip of a rising obesity epidemic. Recent studies estimate that more than half of all Australian women (52%) and two-thirds of men (67%) are overweight or obese. That is, almost 60% of the adult population in Australia is overweight or…

Anti-inflammatory herbs and vitamins for immune imbalance

Polypodium and Vitamin D Regulate Th1 Autoimmunity Th1 Balance is a formula which combines the South American herb polypodium, a potent natural inhibitor of Th1 cytokines, with vitamin D, to regulate the drive of Th1 cell-mediated immunity. Vitamin D is essential to regulate over…