If you need to build, maintain or end a relationship with another person, it is always necessary to understand the relationship you have with yourself within this dynamic. Maybe it is a partner, friend or relative that you are involved with. The feelings can be painful, intense, tumultuous, raw and will often expose the truthContinue reading “Shining a light on Relationships”
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What is Bio-regulatory (Homotoxicology) Medicine?
A look at homotoxicology Homotoxicology is one of the primary therapies used in formulas to address symptoms, promote detoxification/drainage, and support organ/cellular function. Homotoxicology therapy addresses the whole pathology of an ill patient. It promotes self-healing, reduces and eliminates toxins, promotes organ and cellular function and supports a strong immune system. Homotoxicology is truly aContinue reading “What is Bio-regulatory (Homotoxicology) Medicine?”
What is biopuncture?
What is Bio-Puncture? Bio-Puncture is a relatively new therapy in Australia designed to alleviate many types of pain. Bio-regulatory medicine or Homotoxicology is the specific, scientific concept behind Bio-Puncture. Bio-Puncture uses small amounts of sterile saline solution injected subcutaneously (just below the skin), in conjuncture with oral homeopathic medicines. Depending on tissue type or organContinue reading “What is biopuncture?”
Understanding the endocrine System
How important is it? The endocrine system is a network of glands that help control the following processes and systems:Growth and developmentHomeostasis (the internal balance of body systems)Metabolism (body energy levels)ReproductionResponse to stimuli (stress and/or injury) The endocrine system performs these functions through glands, which are small but highly important organs that produce, store, and secrete hormonesContinue reading “Understanding the endocrine System”
Basics of nutrition
Dietary nutrition is vital to naturopathic principles and underpins all healing, homeostasis and re-juvination. Generally the idea is to reach a balance of pH in systemic tissue (ie around 6.8-7.2), so efficient enzyme function and optimal cellular energy can be carried out. Digestive health is also essential in the nutritional process involving optimal gut microflora, mucosal barrierContinue reading “Basics of nutrition”
Understanding emotional and psychological problems through homeopathic remedies.
Thus, behind all disease lie our fears, anxieties, greed, likes and dislikes. Let us seek these out and heal them, and with the healing of them will go the disease from which we suffer. Dr Edward Bach – The Twelve Healers We are challenged daily with varying degrees of emotional and psychological problems, which representContinue reading “Understanding emotional and psychological problems through homeopathic remedies.”
Dietary Protein – Fact or Myth
Are you getting your daily requirements? One of the main problems I encounter in clinic is client’s overall dietary deficiency in daily protein. There are many factors for this macro nutrient deficiency. Firstly there is a lot of misinformation regarding protein itself and secondly clients seem afraid of acidifying their bodies by eating too muchContinue reading “Dietary Protein – Fact or Myth”
A Naturopathic Understanding of Weight Management. Does one size fit all? Certainly not, we are all shapes & sizes, maintaining, losing or gaining weight for very different complex reasons. Naturopathic weight management assesses a person’s whole health profile including; their physical health and nutritional intake, exercise or activity levels, as well as, psycho-emotional and spiritualContinue reading “Why Weight?”
We have all felt the effects of inflammation in our body whether it has been from an injury (new or old), illness, flu or a repetitive strain injury (RSI). General discomfort of pain, heat, swelling redness, loss of function of the affected tissue can make life difficult. ‘Inflammation’ we are told needs to beContinue reading “Understanding Inflammation”
Understanding the acid -alkaline or pH balance in our bodies.
pH (potential of hydrogen ions) is the indicator used to measure the acidity or alkalinity of a solution. ( For instance a low pH indicates a high concentration of hydronium ions and a more acidic solution, whilst a high pH indicates a low concentration, hence the solution is more alkaline.) pH is measured on aContinue reading “Understanding the acid -alkaline or pH balance in our bodies.”