10 things to know about naturopathy before you see me

I get a lot of enquiries about my naturopathy services, either by phone or email. Personally, I think it is very important and really helpful to have that no-obligation conversation up front to establish what the key issues are with your health, whether naturopathy is the right option for you at this time and am … Read more

For the best naturopathic results, come as you are…

Sometimes when new clients approach me or book in for a naturopathy appointment they put themselves under pressure to be “doing the right thing” already. And sometimes I get the sense that they feel a need to apologise for their behaviours or habits or food choices or lifestyle. Perhaps they feel a little embarrassed or … Read more

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My blood tests are “normal”, what now?

Frequently, when people seek me out for naturopathic support, they have seen one or more doctors, had some pathology tests done and been told that all their test results are normal and there is nothing really wrong with them. And yet they still feel unwell. Perhaps they have vague digestive symptoms or they feel tired, … Read more

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5 easy, effective tips to improve your digestion

Problems with digestion are some of the most common reasons why clients come to see me here in my clinic. More obvious symptoms can include heartburn, bloating or sensations of fullness, indigestion, excessive flatulence or burping, constipation or diarrhoea. Less obvious signs that your digestion is not as good as it could be might include … Read more

Prebiotic food

Everything you need to know about prebiotics and probiotics

You’ve probably seen the advertisements encouraging you to take a probiotic for good inner health. You may have even tried a probiotic supplement (perhaps with success or maybe not). And if you’ve ever looked at the number of different products available it would be no surprise if you have ended up very confused as to … Read more

Fibre! How to ensure you get enough in your daily diet

A diet low in fibre can increase your risk of bowel cancer, diverticulitis, constipation, gastrointestinal problems, high cholesterol, heart disease, weight gain and more but it is easy to forget the importance of dietary fibre when you are inundated with information about important vitamins and minerals, or the latest ‘superfood’ on the market. So, while … Read more

The best way to detox

Monitoring my clients’ detoxification ability is an integral part of what I do every day, and there is always new research coming out (particularly in the area of genetics for example) which can help me understand how to provide a unique and individualised treatment plan for my clients and not just any old “off-the-shelf, near-enough-is-good-enough” … Read more