Why are my breasts sore?

Why are my breasts sore?

Why are my breasts sore? It’s a question that is frequently asked in clinic. There’s a few really good reasons and there’s a few scary reasons so read on! Hormone imbalance- usually to do with being lower in progesterone than normal. Progesterone is...
Self Care and Adrenal Fatigue

Self Care and Adrenal Fatigue

Self Care and Adrenal Fatigue – A case study   *Client name changed for confidentiality*   Amelia, 36, is a working mum with 3 kids. She first came to see me when she was really stressed, anxious and in need of some coping techniques. Add to this, she was still...
Why is my period so heavy?

Why is my period so heavy?

Why is my period so heavy? It’s a question I’ve answered a LOT in my 10 years as a Naturopath. Keep reading to find out some causes & investigations that might be necessary. What causes heavy periods? There’s often a variety of factors, but never...
Case Study Hormone Balance

Case Study Hormone Balance

CASE STUDY – Sharing results from a recent hormone balance case. Miss K is 23, a full time high school teacher, under a lot of pressure from students and family. She’s in a relationship, on the pill, and has house mates (add a dash more stress here). Her...
Fertility for the well woman

Fertility for the well woman

Last weekend I attended an amazing conference and learned a lot of new skills that upgrades the way I conduct my Naturopathy consultations. Get ready for some extra big deep dives into finding out what is actually going on beneath the surface of your health issues!...
Signs of Iodine deficiency and what to do about it

Signs of Iodine deficiency and what to do about it

IODINE DEFICIENCY It’s one of the most common micronutrient deficiencies in the women I see in clinic. Here’s a few cool facts about iodine: > The breast tissue is the major storage organ of iodine in the body. So if you have recently had a baby AND...