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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – How can a Naturopath Help?

There are many ways a Naturopath can help reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Not all IBS patients present with an identical set of symptoms. Because of this, a naturopath will first consider the full case history to understand the patient’s unique presentation. Then they can more effectively formulate […]

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How do I Know if I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS

For many years, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been a diagnosis of exclusion – that is, a label given to a set of common digestive symptoms, after all other possible diseases have been ruled out by a doctor through medical testing. There is no measurable marker or test that can […]

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How Can a Naturopath Help with Bloating?

This is Part 2 of our blog series on bloating. You can view the first part on the causes of bloating here. First of all, it is important to identify the underlying cause. A Naturopath will take the time to a complete a full case history to understand the jigsaw […]

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What Causes Bloating?

Most people experience abdominal bloating at some time during their lives. This may be during a bout of food poisoning, following antibiotic treatment, or after a heavy meal. For some, however, bloating can be more than an isolated event and becomes an uncomfortable daily battle of a swollen, tight abdomen, […]

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Is Your Food Making You Ill?

Food sensitivities, food allergy and intolerances: what are they? And how can they help address poor digestion? A well functioning digestive tract (gut) is integral for our health as a whole. The gut works to extract vital nutrients from our diet and constantly assimilates these nutrients throughout the body to […]

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Not All Probiotics are the Same

What is a Probiotic? A probiotic can be either a fermented food such as yogurt, kefir or sauerkraut or a specific supplement that contains micro organisims ( bacteria ) that are beneficial to the human gastrointestinal tract. Not all probiotics are the same.

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How can a Naturopath aid athletic performance ?

Whether I am supporting a professional athlete, a lawyer who likes to run marathons, or a student training for the 100km Oxfam trail event, my naturopathic treatment aims are the same – Optimise energy and limit post-event fatigue. Ensure optimal nutritional status and support increased metabolic demand. Aid tissue repair […]

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Sydney Naturopath Explains How to Prevent Insomnia with Natural Remedies

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Kathleen McFarlane of Sydney Naturopathy discusses how herbal medicine, nutrition, and simple lifestyle changes can help fight insomnia and restore a healthy, peaceful sleep cycle. Sydney, AU – According to Sydney naturopath Kathleen McFarlane, individuals dealing with insomnia might have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or obtaining a deep enough […]

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How Can Naturopathy Prevent Insomnia?

Insomnia affects 30 to 50% of the general population, and the condition can have negative effects on several aspects of day-to-day functioning. Lack of sleep can affect concentration and focus, motor skills, social interaction, and memory. While there are many pharmaceutical approaches to tackling insomnia, some may not be the […]

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