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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 […]

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 […]

Tumeric Latte Recipe

Ingredients • 500 ml almond milk (other nut milks or coconut milk is also nice, but rice milk is too thin for this recipe) 2 tsp turmeric ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ginger pinch ground black pepper pinch nutmeg Instructions 1. Gently warm ‘milk’ in a small pot on the stove 2. Add spices and […]

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 […]

THE HEALTH BENEFIT OF SWEET POTATOES

The sweet potato is a root vegetable belonging to the Convolvulaceae family. Its colours are usually yellow, orange, red, brown, purple or beige. Sweet potato is a functional food abundant in a number of phytochemicals possessing disease preventing properties. The anthocyanin fraction of the skin extract increases absorption of Vitamin A, promotes anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and […]