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What is Holistic Nutrition?

Holistic nutrition or naturopathic nutrition is an approach to nutrition that blends the principles behind nutrition and holistic health. As the name suggests, the resulting focus is broad and brings in diverse factors like diet, mental health, and lifestyle. The aim is to work from the understanding that no single nutrition or mental health factor […]

Natural Approaches to Relieve IBS

Do you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome? If so, you know how unpleasant and frustrating the symptoms can be. Many people turn to conventional medications in an attempt to find relief, but these often come with unwanted side effects. There is, however, another option: natural approaches to relieving IBS. In the points below, we’ll discuss […]

How a Naturopath can Help You with Gut Health

If you’ve been feeling under the weather, struggling with digestion or have joint pain, it’s time to visit a naturopath. Naturopathic medicine is focused on restoring and maintaining optimal health by addressing the root cause of illness using natural therapies. A big part of naturopathic care is gut health. Let’s take a closer look at […]

Post Pill Acne Treatment

Understanding Post Pill Acne Post Pill Acne Treatment from a Naturopathy/ Natural Medicine Perspective   If you are one of the many that are overwhelmed with the thought of coming off an oral contraceptive pill because you fear an acne breakout – I hear you. This is a common complaint I hear in the clinic […]

Naturopathy for Acne Melbourne

Acne from a Naturopath’s Perspective Learn how naturopaths view acne in our Melbourne natural medicine clinic Acne is a common skin condition that normally begins in adolescence and for some can persist into their 30’s and 40’s. Conventional acne treatments typically consists of one of or a combination of –  topical treatments such as Benzyl […]

Is stress the reason you are feeling bloated?

Stress and bloating – the connection?   We are going through some unprecedented times at the moment, collectively we are all feeling some level of stress and for some this may have some undesired effects on digestion.   While digestive concerns can be caused by a variety of factors, stress can impact the digestion in […]

Naturopath online consultations

With an increase in physical distancing measures our Naturopath consultations have moved to an online or phone format – you can expect the same level of care and individualized natural health care approach of your health concerns.    Nothing has changed about the type and level of service you will receive, only the format. What […]

4 Top Tips to Naturally Improve Your Digestion

In recent decades, digestive disorders have become increasingly commonplace. Many patients coming to the clinic present with various digestive symptoms, such as bloating, reflux, stomach aches, constipation, diarrhea or a combination of both. Our Clinical Naturopath Natalie Earles has a special focus on skin and digestive conditions. As such, she writes a lot about these […]

Probiotics for Stress and Anxiety

Probiotics for Stress and Anxiety: A Review of the Research   Currently, 12% of people are affected by anxiety related disorders each year. This can lead to various physical, mental and emotional symptoms and reduced quality of life. These may include tight chest, trouble breathing, heart palpitations, ‘butterflies’ in the abdomen, racing thoughts, negative thinking, […]

How to reduce the risk of premature birth

Since premature birth is a leading cause of death for children under 5 years of age, any successful method of reducing the risk is very important (Middleton et al, 2018). A new systematic review was published 4 days ago on the prestigious Cochrane database looking at the use of Omega-3 supplements in pregnancy. It showed […]