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5 Easy lifestyle tips to boost your immune system

  Our immune system a complex network of cells, organs and proteins designed to keep our body healthy and functioning properly. It’s our own, personal security system. It has barriers and checkpoints to stop germs getting in, and an assault team if any make it past the guards.  Our immune system is working constantly to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hospital Bag Checklist for Pregnant Mums – What to bring?

A common question I get from patients is “what should I bring to the hospital for labour”? And its a good one. There are many things that mothers have told me after birth that they wish they brought with them. So I have compiled a hospital bag checklist for pregnant mums, their partners, and their […]

The common skincare ingredients disrupting your hormones

Our skin is our bodies largest organ and what we put on it really does matter. A percentage of everything we place on our skin is either absorbed into our bloodstream or penetrates within the layers of our skin and certain chemicals have the ability to disrupt the way our body naturally functions.   On […]

Top 4 Apps to Support your Mental Health

It is estimated that around half the population in Australia will experience a mental health disorder at some point in their life with 1 in 6 people currently experiencing depression or anxiety or both. Finding ways to help yourself or a loved one cope with mental health is extremely important, we’ve put together out top […]

7 Common Fertility Myths Debunked

MYTH#1 You need to have sex every day during your fertility window to conceive. = False. Intercourse every second day through the fertile window is just as successful and often much less stressful for the couple. MYTH#2 I am under 40, so I still have plenty of time to conceive.  = False. Age is one […]

Folate, Folic acid, Folinic acid, Methylfolate – Whats the difference?

A common question I receive in clinical practice is about folic acid supplementation. What type of folate is best? How much should I take? Why should I take it? Folate is the natural form of vitamin B9 that is plentiful in dark green leafy vegetables, legumes, and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli. It is essential for […]