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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 […]

Immune support for Children

Runny noses, itchy throats and constants cough, recurrent colds and flus and ear infections these may just be some of the issues you are trying to avoid with your children as we get ready to head into Winter. Here we are sharing some nutritional and lifestyle approaches to help prepare your children for winter and […]

Top Tips for Healthy Radiant Skin

Introduction Dry skin can be a common complaint as the weather gets cooler and there are some easy ways to combat this. ¬†Our skin is the largest organ in our body and is our first form of defence against the external environment, it relies upon the integrity of the hydrolipid film on our skin surface […]

Eat, Drink and be Merry: Celebrate in good health this season

When it comes to this time of year, I notice a significant shift in the type of advice I end up giving. I find myself repeating one of my most treasured sayings to clients, friends, myself (I may have even dropped it at the ENH Christmas party last week!). This saying was bestowed upon me […]

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Naturopathy

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a commonly used term to group together a range of gastrointestinal disturbances such as abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea and constipation. IBS is a condition that is often poorly understood and treated. In naturopathy our main aim is always to identify and treat the root cause of any health concern, so […]