Your Remedy Blog
Thanks for stopping by. I share articles on healthy living, herbs, food as medicine, and my own personal take on “hot” health topics.
Disclaimer: This blog provides general information only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.
Thyroid disorders are the most common endocrine condition in Australia with up to 12% of the population experiencing thyroid autoimmunity and 5% with subclinical hypothyroidism. Women are 10 times more likely to have an issue with their thyroid and the risk...read more
Acid reflux, also known as heartburn or indigestion, is a common digestive complaint. It occurs when the acidic contents of the stomach backflow through the lower oesphageal sphincter (LOS). The LOS is a circular muscle, which under normal conditions prevents the...read more
Are you chronically constipated? Have you tried every kind of laxative and still can’t get things moving? Bowel motions (or lack of) can be one of those symptoms people feel embarrassed talking about with their healthcare professional. It is an important...read more
Natural ways to support mild to moderate fevers ** Caveat: This article discusses the management of uncomplicated, mild to moderate, self-limiting fever in otherwise healthy adults. Prolonged fevers and those associated with convulsions, rashes or neck pain...read more
A Naturopath’s guide to get your period & fertility back Have you been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)? Not sure what you can do? Here’s your comprehensive guide to understanding the underlying causes and what natural treatments work for...read more
Get refreshing sleep in your 40s From the mid-40s onwards a woman’s reproductive system starts to get ready for retirement. This 5-10 year period before your period leaves town for good is peri-menopause. Along with hot flushes and mood swings, one of...read more
Why you need to think beyond diet and exercise Diet and exercise are the two things many of us immediately think about when we want to lose weight. While there is no denying these two factors are the stars of the weight loss show there are some important...read more
In Part 1 of this article, we looked at why women can gain weight, especially on the abdomen when they hit their forties. Now, we’ll take a look at some specific diet and lifestyle strategies you can use to balance hormones and stay healthy ...read more
The impact of hormone shifts on your metabolism Are you a woman in your 40s who eats a healthy diet and exercises regularly? Perhaps you’ve noticed a little weight gain on your tummy, unwanted “love handles” you can’t seem to shift despite...read more
Hands up who inhales their food? Is your dinner down before the ad break ends? Chewing, or mastication is the numero uno step in digestion. Often we fail to give it the attention it deserves. A substandard chewing game puts pressure on the rest of the...read more
Discover the underlying cause Trouble buttoning up your jeans? After eating, does your stomach resemble someone who's six months pregnant? Are yoga pants the only item of clothing that feels remotely comfortable? Bloating is a common digestive complaint and one...read more
Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in the world. Although your body recycles most of the iron it requires from red blood cells, your stores need to be topped up with around 1-2 mg a day due to small losses through sweat, urine and...read more