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It’s Spring ! Time for a detox ?

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Hello health seekers Spring is here which means only one thing in the world of naturopathic medicine……..DETOX. In my opinion partaking in a 6 week supervised detox program during the season of spring is the most holistic way to shed pounds just in time for summer as well as as have you feeling incredibly alive and energetic. […]

Why going RAW or PALEO may not always be the best answer.

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So it seems that there has been a rather dramatic shift that has occurred particularly in places like Australia and the US where the general population is more concerned about eating healthily than ever before. There are raw and paleo cafes and restaurants opening up on every street corner, television shows like the Paleo way and […]

Treating Hayfever with Acupuncture and other natural remedies.

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Now that it is spring time in Australia we begin to see more and more clients coming into natural therapy practices seeking relief for hayfever and seasonal allergies. In recent times clinical trials have been carried out in Australia involving the use of acupuncture in the treatment of hayfever which includes symptoms of sneezing, runny […]

Studies find that acupuncture cools hot flushes

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An article that I stumbled across this week in Medscape Medical News which is an online mainstream medical news publication discussed the findings of a study which demonstrated acupuncture’s effectiveness in treating hot flushes in women associated with cancer drug therapy. There were 120 participants in the trial whereby either electro acupuncture, gabbapentin (an anti-epeleptic […]

Junk food found to shrink the brain !!

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So it seems that a junk food diet comprising of meat, hamburgers, chips and soft drinks may in fact have the effect of reducing the volume of the left hippocampus in the brain and in contrast a diet containing fresh fish and vegetables may have the opposite affect according to a recent study involving 250 […]

Acupuncture as effective as pain medication !

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Have you seen this clip that aired on Channel 7 in Sydney on the 20th of June 2017 that shows how Acupuncture has been proven to be just as effective as pain medication. This is ideal for those who can’t tolerate drugs for pain. Acupuncture is certainly a lot less of a load on the […]