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Can Naturopathy help me?

Recently someone commented that when reading articles about natural medicine, the use of words such as “may help”, “may relieve” and “may support” a particular condition or symptoms did not create a lot of confidence in them towards complementary therapies.  The Australian regulatory authorities and TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) do not permit the use of … Read more

Natural medicines under wrongful fire

On Monday 10 September 2018 the current Governments’ health insurance reform laws were passed by the Senate, which includes the approved removal of 16 natural therapies from the Private Health Insurance rebates. It will now be a straightforward process for those laws to be in place by 01 April 2019. NHMRC Review of Naturopathy  The … Read more

Celery: the saviour?

If people knew all the potent healing properties of celery juice, it would be widely hailed as a miraculous super-food. Celery has an incredible ability to create sweeping improvements for all kinds of health issues.  Celery Juice Stands Alone  Celery is truly the saviour when it comes to chronic illness. I’ve seen thousands of people … Read more

Aluminium – it’s everywhere …. but is it safe?

Aluminium is ubiquitous in the environment. In recent years, it has increasingly been incorporated in consumer products, foodstuffs, medications/vaccines and drinking water with a presumption of safety. This presumption is based on the belief that as is not overtly toxic in acute low dose ingestion, cumulative consumption must also be benign. However, is this assumption actually … Read more

Life, stress & illness

  The relationship between stress and illness is complex. The susceptibility to stress varies from person to person.  Factors that influence the susceptibility to stress are: genetic vulnerability familial learned mechanisms coping style type of personality and social support. Studies have shown that short-term stress boosted the immune system, but chronic stress has a significant … Read more

Good digestion is essential to a healthy body

Digestive disorders are now considered rampant and new evidence is pointing to the rise in metabolic acidosis, the new ‘disease of civilisation’, as the cause.  by Toni Crisp (Nut Med) B Arts (Journalism)  Metabolic acidosis is a condition in which the body produces too much acid or when the kidneys cannot remove or neutralise acids in … Read more

Do we need to supplement?

When it comes to supplements, there is a lot of conflicting information around.  Some people insist that if you eat a healthy balanced diet, there is no need to supplement.  Yes, and, No. We live in a world where soils have become both depleted in nutrients and polluted with chemicals. Even if the mineral level … Read more

Is acidity causing you pain?

Metabolic Acidosis: The Modern Scourge Escalating Digestive Disorders Metabolic acidosis is a condition in which the body produces too much acid or when the kidneys cannot remove or neutralise acids in the body. Scientists have found that low grade chronic metabolic acidosis is common but often goes undetected because it most often occurs despite normal … Read more

The Body Battle

While the health benefits of maintaining an acid/alkaline balance in our diets has been an implored topic, sometimes the maintenance of this balance within our bodies remains unexplored. When a food is ingested, it is metabolized and broken down into molecules, but to keep things a little simpler, let’s say food is broken down into … Read more

Why do I need to see a Naturopath?

“I went on line and researched my symptoms.  I found this really good website which explained my disease and recommended all these great products.  I got all that needed on line.” Does this sound familiar?  Have you been tempted to self-diagnose yourself after reading information, whether it be on the internet, in a magazine or … Read more