Entries by Andrea

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Adrenal Fatigue Causing Period Pain?

  Stress: The Silent Connection with Period Pain Have you had long term stress? Have you been constantly on the go? Are you feeling tired and fatigued? Do you find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning? Do you have hormonal symptoms such as PMS, mood changes, swollen breasts, period pain. Adrenal Fatigue affects […]

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Preconception Care: Be Your Best For Having A Baby

Are you thinking of having a baby soon? If you suffer from hormonal imbalances, we can help you look at optimising your nutrients & hormones to help maximise pregnancy chances In naturopathic philosophy, we like to help to get a couple as healthy as possible before they start to try to conceive. We call this […]

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Can Food Intolerances Contribute to Period Pain?

Period pain is often caused by a hormonal imbalance. But sometimes it can be caused by inflammation in the body (or both). Food intolerances can cause inflammation in the body & may contribute to period pain.    Food. It’s all around us & we need it every day. Our first line of medicine is not […]

How Can Estrogen & Progesterone cause Period Pain?

There are 2 types of period pain- primary period pain, meaning there is no physical abnormality or pathology (illness) involved and secondary period pain, which is caused by a specific condition  such as fibroids, endometriosis or poly cystic ovaries.  Today we’re going to be talking about the causes of primary period pain, although through clinical […]

Mindset of Health

Last year, I started a raw food diet for 2 weeks as an experiment. I posted it on facebook & fell flat on my face! Dismally. I was hungry. We went to go to a raw food restaurant & it was closed for renovations. There was nothing else to eat except the restaurant next door had pizza. […]

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Say Good-bye to Acne

Statistics show that 80% of people of acne at least once in their life. Acne can be debilitating, both physically & emotionally. It’s something that can’t be hidden very well, although make up does help. Generally speaking, if you suffer from acne around the jawline, it may be to do with a hormonal imbalance, particularly […]

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How to give Candida the flick

5 Steps to help STOP Candidia.   You haven’t had it in ages, and then the itch starts. It takes you back to the first time you had thrush & you remember how uncomfortable, itchy & debiliating it was: Approx 75% of women experience candida, otherwise known as thrush at least one time in their […]

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Depressed or Feel Down before your period?

What is more debilitating than period pain? For many women who suffer with period pain & hormonal imbalances, the only thing worse than period pain is their change in mood. If you’re reading this article then you probably know what I mean. Even if you don’t feel down or depressed, often you will notice other changes […]