20 Oct

ADHD, SLEEP & ALLERGIES – By Kim Sheppard

Many children and adults diagnosed with ADHD struggle with getting a good nights sleep. Symptoms can include: Reluctance or inability to settle to sleep Waking up frequently Nightmares or night terrors Difficulty in sleep onset or maintenance Fatigue Restless sleep Waking up unrefreshed Naturopathically my role is to support my patients to identify the root […]

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10 Oct

Spring is upon us!

Which means as the seasons change, so do the demands and pressures on our bodies and lives. We’re on the home stretch until it’s Christmas time again and we get the chance to catch up on some much-needed rest and recuperation. Until then, we need to stay vigilant and keep on top of our energy […]

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1 Dec

Blueberry: The Memory Super Fruit

Life is a collection of moments, and our brains are a marvel of endless storage of those collections. Memories and our lifetime’s knowledge are our most precious assets. But is there a way to preserve our knowledge for longer? In other words, how can we optimize our brain’s memory capacity? The answer could be in […]

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29 Nov

Exercising After Covid

There would be no doubt that for most people the last few years have been challenging as we learn to get back into physical activity after Covid. As many people have found, the symptoms that are generally experienced are worse than a cold or flu and people haven’t been able to bounce back as easily […]

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23 May

Spiritually as a Healing Tool

Research has shown that spiritual or religious beliefs can increase the ability to: 💚Cope with stress 💚Improve mental health 💚Increase self awareness 💚Improve lifestyle choices 💚Reduce substance abuse 💚Increase mindfulness Beliefs systems can teach you that it is okay to feel your emotions, just don’t give that emotion any control. To be spiritually grounded is […]

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20 May

Why water? Am I drinking enough of it?

Water is essential to all life. Animals need it, plants need it and… you guessed it… we need it too. But how much water is “enough” and why do I need to keep drinking even when I don’t feel thirsty? Surely my body will tell me when I need to have a drink? Right?? Well… […]

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13 Sep

Hypertension Support (High Blood Pressure)

Risk factors of hypertension: Stressors related to low socioeconomic status Family history of hypertension Alcohol abuse High sodium intake in susceptible individuals Sedentary lifestyle Excess weight Mood disorders, particularly depression and anxiety; repressed anger may also contribute; depression and anxiety may have direct physiologic impact on blood vessels, or they may lead to unhealthy behaviours […]

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10 Sep

Have you ever heard a chiropractor tell you to walk? By Amy Warner

As Chiropractors we want to ensure that peoples spines and nervous systems are functioning at their absolute best and one of the top things you can do aside from being adjusted is to WALK! Here’s some of the reasons why.   Walking is one of the best movements for our bodies, it’s an upright posture, we are having to support our own weight and generate movement, all […]

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15 Jun

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex metabolic and endocrine (hormonal) disorder. As a leading cause of infertility it affects up to 20% of women. Diagnosis includes an ultrasound scan of ‘polycystic’ ovaries (ovaries with multiple fluid filled sacs) however, only approximately 40% of women with PCOS have polycystic ovaries. The most common experiences include […]

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