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Colitis and Lifestyle

Thank you to Genya, our Naturopath and Acupuncturist, for sharing this blog. Colitis, also known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)is a chronic condition, and is the most common inflammatory bowel disease. Its main symptom is the presence of bloody diarrhea. While the disease is not fatal, it can cause a lot of discomfort for its […]

Ulcerative Colitis and Lifestyle

Thank you to our Naturopath, Genya Fleischer, for sharing this blog. Ulcerative Colitis (UC), also known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)is a chronic condition affecting the lining of the large intestine and causing inflammation and ulcers. It often results in symptoms such as:  There’s no cure for UC, but remission is possible with proper treatment […]

Nutrients Depleted by the Pill

Thank you to Kelly Foster (Naturopath) for sharing this blog. PSA: The OCP (Oral Contraceptive Pill) depletes some major nutrients including magnesium, B vitamins, folate/B12, vitamin C/E, zinc, selenium and CoQ10. These nutrients are needed for important body functions such as digestion, liver detoxification, skin and gut integrity, neurological function, energy, cognition, and mental health […]

All About Probiotics

Thank you to Kelly Foster (Naturopath), for sharing this blog on Probiotics. Ever wonder why probiotics are not working for you or even making your symptoms worse? ?   That is because probiotics work via very intricate mechanisms of action that are body system specific.   Recent research has shown that using strain-specific probiotics to address conditions […]

PMDD – Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Our Naturopath and Acupuncturist, Genya Fleischer, has written the following blog on PMDD, including symptoms, Natural management strategies and a delicious recipe. Enjoy! Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a severe form of PMS that includes physical and  emotional symptoms that usually  start 7-10 days before menstruation and resolve with the onset of menstruation. PMDD causes […]

Endometriosis, Part 2

Our Naturopath, Genya Fleischer, continues her endometriosis blog with Naturopathic management. NATUROPATHIC TREATMENT: Naturopathic treatment for endometriosis may aim at stimulation  of the immune system enhancing the inflammatory response, balancing hormones, and  detoxing the liver so it can break down environmental toxins and  excess estrogens.   Naturopathic treatments can include nutrition and dietary changes, botanical […]

Endometriosis, Part 1

Our experienced Naturopath and Acupuncturist, Genya Fleischer, has written a detailed article about endometriosis. In part 1, she explains what endometriosis is. In her next blog she will delve further into management of this condition. What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by the presence of endometrial like tissue outside the uterus, […]

Chilblains

Written by our Naturopath and Acupuncturist, Genya Fleischer Chilblains are small lesions caused by the inflammation of tiny blood vessels due to cold air and poor circulation. They’re often painful and tend to affect the skin on the toes, fingers earlobes and the nose. Despite the discomfort, most chilblains don’t cause any permanent damage to […]

Hot Flushes (Menopause)

Written by our Naturopath and Acupuncturist, Genya Fleischer Menopause refers to the absence of menstrual bleeding for 12 months. During menopause the majority of women will experience emotional and physical symptoms. The most common symptoms are hot flushes and night sweats. These occur between the age of 45-49 years of age and may last up […]

Dysmenorrhoea (Period Pain)

Written by Genya Fleischer, Naturopath and Acupuncturist at Caulfield Natural Health Clinic Dysmenorrhoea is the medical term for painful, crampy sensations in the lower abdomen and back, associated with menstrual periods, usually caused by uterine contractions. The quality and the severity of the period pain can vary from period to period and from one woman […]