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Thursday Thoughts- where to start with your health

In a world so overwhelmed by diets, trends and “pop up” health experts the food and nutrition world can be one so difficult to navigate. I clearly remember in my early 20’s when I did not have a phone that I could “google” my every question on and in fact I actually had to trust

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Do you have fibroids?

 Fibroids- the growth inside that can cause so many life changing symptoms for women. Fibroids are presenting 70 to 80% of all women by the age of 50. They are often associated with genetic factors, as well as hormonal and environmental drivers. Fibroids arise in the muscular uterus wall which is a tissue designed for

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5 Ways to Reduce Period Pain

Did you know your period pain can tell a Naturopath a lot about what is going on for you Period pain can be caused for multiple reasons, including inflammation, hormone imbalance, nutrient deficiencies and structural issues. Today I want to talk about how you can reduce your period pain using diet , nutrients and lifestyle.

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Why Hot Flushes are more than declining Oestrogens

What is a hot flush? Despite popular belief a hot flush is not a rise in temperature out of the ordinary. It is a shift in the brains perception of the heat. Known as the thermoneutral zone the hypothalamus in the brain sets a temperature range that allows for a wide variation in temperature to

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Natural ways to manage period pain

Did you know your period pain can tell a naturopath a lot about what is going on for you Period pain can be caused for multiple reasons, including inflammation, hormone imbalance, nutrient deficiencies and structural issues. Today I want to talk about how you can reduce your period pain using diet and lifestyle.   Medically

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How Well is your Contraceptive Treating You?

Have you ever wondered what the pill might be doing to your body? As a Naturopath I see many women placed on contraceptives, often in the early days not even for contraception. Whether it has been to “regulate” a cycle (give you a false period to make you believe it is regular), help with your

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I want to talk to you about your anxiety

Did you that a huge majority of women suffer from it? You might feel like you are 1 in 100 with the anxiety, the social anxiety, the fear of crowds, palpitations even when you are at home and so on. I want women out there to be aware that they are not alone. It’s still

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Stress and your hormones

Have you ever stopped and wondered what this rollercoaster lifestyle is doing to us? When I talk to women in clinic about their stress levels and how they are coping many women tell me they are “fine”. As we delve deeper into their health it becomes clear to me that there is no way that

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