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Tension Headaches and Massage Therapy

What are tension headaches? Headaches can be truly horrible depending on the severity and can be especially annoying when we are busy and tired trying to deal with life’s demands. They are generally a mild to moderate pain that’s often described as tightness and pressure...

Adrenal Fatigue –a relatable misnomer

The term Adrenal Fatigue, is one most of us have heard of. It describes the theory that when exposed to a period of chronic stress, the adrenal glands effectively become exhausted and stop producing the hormones responsible for managing the stress response, including the stress...

Feeling The Pressure? Tips To Relieve Stress Naturally

The modern world is full of things that make us feel stressed. But unfortunately, that can build up and lead to burnout, illness and injury. Mums are under even more pressure, thanks to the expectation that we should ‘do it all’. So here are some ways to manage your stress...

How To Find a Calm Space When You’re Overwhelmed

When you’re a mum, you will feel overwhelmed at times. But you need to have ways to find a calm space when overload hits. Let’s look at some practical ways to do that. The Problem With Overwhelm When you’re doing too much, you’re disconnected from your body. You’re giving so much...

Tips to help relieve anxiety naturally

  Many people these days experience symptoms of anxiety. Some might have daily symptoms, and others might feel anxious when they’re highly stressed. Either way, anxiety can impair your thinking and put a strain on your nervous system. So here are a few ways to naturally...

Bowen Therapy

  WHAT IS BOWEN THERAPY? Bowen therapy is a gentle form of bodywork applied directly on the skin that has deep healing effects. Gentle cross fibre manipulation of the fascia or connective tissue, using specialised moves, works on specific muscles, tendons and ligaments which in...

So what is the Gut Microbiome and why is it so important?

Gut health has received a lot of attention in recent years. This has always been of primary importance in Naturopathic medicine, as treating the whole person is an underlying principle of this field. As well as this, nutrition – not only what is ingested, but also how effectively...

Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine for Women’s Health

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which includes acupuncture, Chinese medicine and dietary therapy, accommodates women in all phases of life and offers a natural alternative or complementary treatment to conventional Western medicine for a vast array of conditions. In terms of...

Acupuncture for Migraine Headaches

Acupuncture has been shown to outperform the drug valproic acid in reducing pain intensity of migraine headaches, without any of the adverse effects associated with drug therapy, according to a controlled study involving 100 migraine patients (Maxwell & Deadman, p.70). The...