May 27, 2016

Could stress be causing your allergy symptoms?

Have you ever experienced allergy-like symptoms (such as hives, sneezing, runny nose or itchy skin) when you’re feeling stressed? Find out why …   Stress explained Nearly everyone experiences stress at some point in their lives. It’s our body’s natural response to things it perceives as harmful, challenging or threatening, and we’re well equipped to deal with it in the short term. However, our bodies struggle to cope with prolonged (chronic) stress and this kind of stress can really take a toll on our wellbeing. In fact, an enormous 72 per cent[1] of Australians say that stress has an impact on […]
May 20, 2016

Naturopathy for PMS

            Do you struggle with mood swings, anxiety, crying spells or weight gain one week out of every month? You’re not alone. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) describes the range of physical and emotional symptoms that a lot of women experience in the lead up to their menstrual period. Most women experience mild symptoms in the lead up to a period. But up to 30 per cent find that their PMS symptoms have a significant impact on their lives and a staggering 10 per cent of women report their symptoms as severe that their quality of life is affected[1]. […]
May 12, 2016

7 great tips to feel healthy this winter!

As we bid farewell to the warmer months our health can really take a backseat, and our chances of infections, allergies, colds and flu increase. So as the temperature dips try these seven knockout tips to help make this winter your healthiest yet! 1) Watch your diet During winter, light summer foods are pushed aside to make way for comfort foods. Fresh produce can also be harder to find and more expensive (especially if it’s not in season). But there are still ways – delicious and satisfying ways – to ensure you’re getting what you need to stay healthy. For […]
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