Perimenopause – a time of hormone fluctuation not unlike a second puberty! Perimenopause can be a challenging time – hot flushes, poor sleep, mood changes, anxiety, irritability, weight gain to name a few. It has been described as a “second … Read More
I love being a Naturopath in Auckland. I am so passionate about helping people reach great health and living in a busy growing city I have so many opportunities to help people. I was a registered nurse for many years … Read More
Have you ever wondered what happened to that delicious lunch you ate? Or have you considered how amazing your body is, that it is able to take the essential nutrients it needs from your lunch, digest it and absorb it into your blood stream and the cells throughout your body. AMAZING!
It is something people don’t like to talk about but getting things moving on a daily basis is essential to good digestive health and feeling good and is something that I often come across as a naturopath. If you are constipated and not going to the bathroom at least once a day then you are more than likely feeling bloated, sluggish, gassy and a bit toxic. This also has a knock-on affect to how your skin looks, your hormonal health, liver health and much more. So, what can you do about it?
Everyone feels stressed at times, particularly so in the current Covid-19 environment where there are many unknowns and uncertainties. As a Naturopath I see first-hand the impact that stress can have on your general health and wellbeing, and the importance of trying to address this in order to prevent ongoing health issues. Even simple things such as eating well and exercising can make a big difference.
Bone Broth Bone broth is an incredibly healing and nutritious food. Not only great for your digestive system it also helps to reduce inflammation and joint pain. It is rich in proline (think collagen), glycine for detoxification and L-Glutamine which is … Read More
You are what you eat…… What you eat has a significant effect on healthy hormone balance – whether it be women’s hormones, men’s hormones, thyroid hormones, adrenal hormones, insulin, to name a few. A balanced diet with plenty of vegetables … Read More
You don’t need to spend the winter months constantly feeling under the weather…. Winter is here and along with the colder, wet weather come those pesky colds, coughs, chest infections and more. There are however, a few things you can … Read More