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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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What you need to do to stay happy and healthy

Clients come to me for naturopathic advice and support for their symptoms or their diagnosed complaint. It’s my job to work backwards with the goal of identifying the factor or factors that may have caused their symptoms in the first place and any things that might still be contributing to or exacerbating their situation. Often, … Read more

5 nutrients you need to know for good preconception care

It can be confusing knowing where to start if you want to prepare for the possibility of pregnancy. From my perspective as a naturopath, a great place to start is to improve your nutrition. Planning for pregnancy, also known as preconception care, is vital to boosting your chances of conceiving and for the healthy development … Read more

Planning for pregnancy? You need to consider preconception care

Have you stopped to contemplate what it takes to make a baby? Have you been trying to conceive for some time without success? Perhaps you are planning your first or fourth child and concerned about your health and your chances of falling pregnant naturally? Have you ever considered what it actually takes to make a … Read more

5 more key questions to ask your naturopath

It’s crucial that you give due consideration to the people you choose to trust with your most precious health. The importance of a good relationship where you feel safe and confident that your naturopath (or any healthcare provider) has nothing but your best interests at heart cannot be underestimated if you are to achieve your … Read more

What you need to know about your thyroid … Part one

Weight gain, fatigue, anxiety, constipation, depression, menstrual issues, loss of libido, insomnia, diarrhoea, poor concentration, and heart palpitations can all be associated with some form of thyroid dysfunction. While there are other possible causes which need to be ruled out, thyroid disorders are a very common presentation in my naturopathic clinic. I see many clients … Read more