My top 5 dietary tips for improving your hormone health

Have you got issues with your menstrual cycle? Perhaps you think your symptoms are just a “normal part of being a woman”. I regularly see women in the clinic with problems with their menstrual cycle and many of them have accepted that’s just the way it is. However, whilst menstrual cycle problems are common, they … Read more

Men’s health – what you need to consider now

More and more I am seeing men in my naturopathic clinic. It’s just wonderful to see men showing an interest in their health and particularly an interest in taking care of themselves through the food they eat and the lifestyles they adopt. In other words showing an interest in restorative and preventative medicine. Taking action … Read more

What you need to know about your reproductive hormones for your fertility

Have you ever thought you just don’t ‘feel right’ or explained away your current feelings as ‘being hormonal’? Have you ever stopped to think what ‘being hormonal’ means? Hormones are vital to the functioning of all of your bodily systems. Hormones assist in regulating your metabolism, your response to stressful situations, your mental and emotional … 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