Natural treatments for general health and thyroid health with degree qualified Naturopath, Herbalist and Nutritionist

Frequent cold and flu (influenza)? – 5 reasons why Influenza has been featuring in the media lately and rightly so. Are you one of those unlucky people who catch every cold and flu in town? Do you tend to be Read more…


Candida, biofilms and pomegranate! We see so many drug resistant pathogens in our clinic such as parasites (dientamoeba fragilis, blastocystis hominis), bacteria (helicobacter pylori, klebsiella pneumoniae, staphylococcus aureas, gardnerella vaginosis), fungus (candida albicans, candida glabrata) to name a few. More Read more…


What is telehealth? Telehealth includes telephone or video online health consultations, much like a virtual clinic. The modern world of technology is booming with robotics on the horizon, smart appliances and uber air well under way. With internet access all Read more…


Thinking of St Johns Wort for Depression?

St Johns wort and conventional medication – Let’s compare Are you suffering with depression? Are you thinking of trying St Johns wort? You are not alone. The world health organisation predicts that depression will be among the leading illnesses in Read more…


Anxiety

Understanding the role of stress hormones in depression, anxiety and epigenetics Ongoing stress, depression and anxiety disorders affect the delicate balance of hormones and the receptor sites (altered sensitivity). We have receptor sites for hormones which play an integral role Read more…


Should I test for Food allergies and intolerances? First let’s take a look at the difference between food allergies and food intolerances. Food allergies are immediate hypersensitivity reactions to certain foods via IgE antibodies (a type of protein that stimulates Read more…


Selenium and hashimoto’s thyroiditis Selenium is a key nutrient for healthy thyroid function, the gland which contains the highest amount of selenium of all the body tissues. It is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and a nutrient cofactor for making thyroid hormones. In Read more…


Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and probiotics – The gut brain axis What is IBS? IBS is a functional gastrointestinal disorder affecting up to one quarter of the global population and accounting for up to half of all gastrointestinal related medical Read more…


Do I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?   What is it?   Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex combination of symptoms including at least 4 of the below:   Poor memory or concentration Headaches Unrefreshing sleep Post exercise malaise Sore Read more…


Healthy ageing, Brain Food & Omega 3   Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAS) (omega 3) and polyphenols abundantly found in fruit and vegetables support cognition and brain function particularly during the ageing process. PUFAS and polyphenols are known antioxidant and anti-inflammatory Read more…