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Why see a Naturopath

Why see a Naturopath

THERE’S THIS REALLY COOL THING WE NATUROPATHS DO. IT’S CALLED HOLDING SPACE. When someone comes into my clinic, there’s an air of allowing the feeling of safety and space to tell their story, perhaps for the first time in their life. (tears are often included here)....

Why do I get a headache before my period

Why do I get a headache before my period

Why do you get a headache before your period? It can complicated for each woman, though from my experience with the women I see in my clinic, headaches around your period is usually due to hormones. When hormones drop just before your period, a headache may happen due...

Period Tracking App & Alternatives

Period Tracking App & Alternatives

Wondering why you have PMS? Why your period comes after 3 weeks one month (and after 3 negative pregnancy tests & a mini breakdown), a 35 day cycle the next? It's frustrating to have the inconvenience of not knowing where you're up to with your period and even...

What helps with bloating?

What helps with bloating?

What do I eat to help with bloating? I hear you ask. I've had my fair share of uncomfortable tummy times (since childhood) to have to figure out what to do and FAST. Sometimes you have places to be and dresses to fit into right? For me, I use YOGA a lot to help with...

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 your calming,...

Best Healthy Dip Recipes

Best Healthy Dip Recipes

So theres a little secret I'll let you in on. BASIL PESTO and Hummus. I make some amazing ones!   Want the recipes?   These avoid the use of crappy polyunsaturated oils such as canola, soy or sunflower. Extra virgin olive oil is a much better choice as it supports...

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 just one. The...

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 diet is ok,...