Natural Therapy vs Western Medicine – Why can’t they just work together?

I’m constantly confronted by the differences between Western (allopathic) medicine & natural therapies.  While many seem to believe that you have to choose one or the other – I disagree. Maybe some of my colleagues would be rather annoyed at that admission, but there it is! I have the benefit of having trained in both […]

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Antioxidants – Why supplementing is so important.

Following up on my last blog post regarding the dangers of inflammation, I thought the next obvious choice was what to do about it! Inflammation is so ubiquitous, and our lifestyles really require far more than the passive intake of antioxidants we get from food – we really need quite a lot more. Why is […]

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Inflammation – The silent killer

‘Inflammation’ seems like a fairly innocuous word, really. However, unrestrained inflammation is a huge health concern, and one of the main reasons why chronic disease is so prevalent today. What is inflammation? Basically, it’s the result of an immune response. Like most things, inflammation in small amounts is beneficial. When you cut yourself or catch […]

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Naturopathy? What’s that?

So often I find myself confronted with this question. People fear what they don’t understand, so when I tell people what I do for a job, I often find raised eyebrows and a sceptical look is the normal response. Simply put, Naturopathy is  “A system of healthcare that supports mind, body, & spirit”. Holistic, in […]

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