How well do you know your digestive system?

If you have any kind of health issue, don’t ignore the role of your digestive system (even if it feels unrelated). Our digestive system (aka gastrointestinal tract) is vital for keeping us healthy. Its primary role is to break down your food into its components, eliminate what we don’t need and turn what we do … Read more

What you need to know about your thyroid…part two

Thyroid problems account for a significant part of my naturopathic practice and I believe they are becoming more common and are often under diagnosed or not diagnosed until damage to the thyroid has occurred. In part one of this two part series of blogs, I talked about the role of the thyroid, the nutrients required … 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