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IBS – Three Helpful Tips

We’ve all heard of Irritable Bowl Syndrome (aka IBS), and chances are we’ve either experienced it first hand or know someone who has. Technically speaking, IBS is defined as a functional motility disorder that is associated with bacterial overgrowth and visceral hypersensitivity. Food intolerances are …

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5 steps to Treat Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a complex condition. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not entirely a hormone disease, although oestrogen can play a role. Instead, it’s now considered an immune disease that involves the growth of endometrial tissue in areas of the body in addition to the endometrium, …

Be Your Own Valentine.

There has never been a better time to treat yourself with loving kindness. So instead of reaching out this valentine day, look inwards and honour your body, mind and spirit by acknowledging the life force within. Instead of choosing to follow the commercial holiday, why …

Stay Well This Christmas

It’s the time of year where we’re likely to overindulge. Clever marketing and Western traditions, coupled with drizzly days, spell out a recipe for bright lights, lazy nights and perhaps one too many brandy buttered mince pies! If you reside in the opposite hemisphere, you’re …

Iridology – A window into our body

Iridology is the study of the iris (the coloured bit around your pupil). As far back as the Ancient Egyptians, cultures from around the world have found a correlation between the appearance of the iris and certain constitutional and health traits. Hungarian medical doctor, Ignatz …

How to Combat Jet Lag Naturally

I think we can all agree that a major downer to travelling across the world is jet lag. There is nothing worse than arriving in a new city for a holiday or business to find you’re feeling absolutely shattered during the day and wide awake …

Building resilience for mental health

Did you know that major depression is thought to be the second leading cause of disability world wide?  It’s now commonly accepted that mental illness isn’t just a disease of the brain. Indeed, biochemical imbalances are just one piece of the puzzle. Inflammation, food intolerances, …

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Why I’m Crazy About Naturopathy

I have always had an inherent sense of the healing power of nature. As a child I loved nothing more than playing with my siblings in the forest that backed onto our garden, and, although I spent my childhood concocting flower remedies and playing ‘tree …