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Immune Support: 3 Top Tips for Protection & Prevention

Narrowing down immune support to a top 3 might sound simplistic, but in our clinic we see the fruits of these simple measures all the time. If you are someone who gets sick a lot, or can’t shake things quite as easily as you’d like, don’t just assume it’s the way it has to be … Continued

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The Role of Staphylococcus aureus in Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

While there is some debate as to whether more children have eczema these days, it certainly seems that this is true. As natural health practitioners it is one of the most common reasons for children being brought into the clinic. Previously we have discussed the possible underlying factors which may contribute to the development of … Continued

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Case Study: Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

This recent case study from my clinic outlines the immense progress made by an eleven year old girl who had been having recurrent urinary tract infections. She came to my clinic because she and her mother were hoping there would be a better solution than the monthly rounds of antibiotics that Ella* had been taking … Continued

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Heavy Metals & Environmental Toxins: Roadblocks on the Path to Health

It is astonishing to realise how cavalier us humans are with our most precious asset, our health. The health of our planet and the health of our human populations are completely dependent upon one another, and yet we have spent many years continuing to load heavy metals and harmful chemicals onto our crops, into our … Continued

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3 Surprising Weight Loss Ideas: Easy, Healthy & Holistic

Weight is a complex issue. There are so many factors that contribute to our ability to lose weight, our tendency to gain weight, and our capacity for maintaining a healthy weight. There is so much to be read on this subject, but I just wanted to highlight a few little factors you may not be … Continued

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Are You Over-Sensitive? Four Key Points on Reactions to Foods

Are You Over-Sensitive? Four Key Points on Reactions to Foods   Many many people come to a naturopath feeling something they are eating just isn’t agreeing with them, but are unsure what the trigger is. Here are a few simple points that I discuss with many clients seeking some answers to their health problems:   … Continued

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Hidden Triggers: Reflux and Heartburn in Children

While we have written elsewhere about digestive discomfort generally, this is a little snippet focussing on an unusual symptom in children. While gastro-oesphogeal reflux (or ‘acid reflux’) is common in babies and in adults, it is not a common experience for children, and yet many practitioners are reporting seeing an increasing number of kids with … Continued

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Hidden Triggers: Headaches & Migraines

One of our main roles as natural health practitioners is to encourage our patients to look at the connections between various aspects of their health. This means understanding the ways in which foods can impact on our health and create unwanted symptoms, the ways nutrient imbalances can contribute to ill-health, and the ways in which … Continued

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Recurrent Cold Sores & Herpes

Cold sores are a rather unpleasant affair. While it is thought that perhaps around 90% of people around the world may be infected with Herpes Simplex Virus, some people get away with a single cold sore outbreak, while others seem to get them again and again. Once you have Herpes, the virus hangs out in … Continued

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Calcium Concerns

Calcium, we’re made of the stuff. This is the most abundant mineral in our bodies, and almost all of it is in our bones and teeth. The rest is used for other important functions like regulating our heart, enabling the contraction of our muscles, the clotting of our blood, and the release of neurotransmitters. There … Continued

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Adrenals – Stress, Salt, & Survival

Many more people are aware of their adrenal glands these days. They have gone from being a mysterious and largely unknown part of our internal organ system to something people talk about over coffee. Talking about adrenals over coffee is kind of apt, but more on that later! To start with, here is an introduction … Continued

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Zinc: Essential for Every Cell

  Minerals are the absolute foundation of health, literally the bedrock substance of our physical existence. Zinc is undoubtedly one of our most important minerals. When I say ‘essential for every cell’, I mean it really is in every cell of our bodies, and is used every time our cells replicate, which is, literally, all … Continued

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