Blog

Blog2020-04-01T06:52:03+11:00
3105, 2022

Natural considerations for depression & anxiety & How your gut can affect mood.

1 Comment

Depression and anxiety are common symptoms experienced by the clients I see in clinic, particularly so during and after the recent strict COVID lockdowns. There are a variety of contributing factors to an imbalance in mental health and this article will explain many of them that you can positively influence [...]

3105, 2022

Why keeping our gut microbiome healthy is important and how to test it.

0 Comments

The gut microbiome is a huge community of trillions of bacteria, viruses, yeasts and fungi that inhabit your gastrointestinal tract. It has a major influence on your metabolism, body weight, risk of developing allergies and certain illnesses, appetite and mood. They can be viewed as a vital, newly discovered organ, [...]

1203, 2022

‘Holistic Happenings’ Newsletters

0 Comments

I love writing, and each of these newsletter is written from the heart. I share interesting and evidence-based health tips, recipes, answer questions, and usually offer some special deals. If you haven't already subscribed, email me doreen@holistichealth.com.au and receive a jam-packed blast every few months! Summer 2022: This newsletter includes [...]

702, 2022

5 Top Tips for reducing Type-2 Diabetic Risk and Insulin Resistance

6 Comments

Perhaps you’ve put on a little weight around the tummy after numerous COVID lockdowns. Or you’ve been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, Type-2 diabetes, insulin resistance or polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Or you're approaching menopause and the scales are moving in the wrong direction and you realise you can't eat what you [...]

708, 2021

Better Brain Health – Improve Cognition and Memory Naturally

0 Comments

Have you: -Forgotten where you put the cars keys (again)? -Met an old friend in a café and happily chat away while furiously trying to remember their name? -Been reminded about something you are sure you knew nothing about? -Attended a Trivia night and the only answers you get correct [...]

1507, 2021

Why is it so hard to lose weight? 10 Weight Loss Stoppers.

0 Comments

Despite increased awareness around healthy eating, intermittent fasting, and a plethora of weight loss programs and nourishing food choice availability, our Western society is becoming more obese. I remember watching Gilligan’s Island (for those of you old enough to remember this program, otherwise it’s the blog pic). As a child [...]

1006, 2021

Natural Bone Health Support for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis. It’s not just all about calcium.

2 Comments

Poor bone density can be caused by a variety of factors - genetic predisposition, hormonal status (like menopause), nutrient deficiencies, health conditions (like coeliac disease), diet and lifestyle factors. Oftentimes the only sign you have of Osteopenia (increased bone fragility) or Osteoporosis (advanced brittle bones)  is an unexpected broken bone, [...]

3105, 2021

Magnificent Magnesium Quiz. Are you deficient?

0 Comments

Are you magnesium deficient? Have you experienced flickering eyelids, cramps, sleep troubles, high blood pressure, chocolate cravings, period pain, headaches or feelings of anxiety or stress? These are common symptoms of magnesium deficiency – one of the commonest nutrient issue seen in my practice. It is estimated up to 80% [...]

205, 2021

Addressing Bad Breath and Tooth Decay may be more important than you think!

0 Comments

Our oral microbiome is more important than just causing bad breath! We may take our teeth and oral health for granted until something goes awry, like my recent experience of severe tooth pain over Easter that involved a visit to an emergency dentist (at great expense) then subsequent root canal [...]