Health Articles

Infertility - finding the cause is the first step

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

The environment needs to be just right for the egg to be fertilised otherwise it becomes extremely difficult and stressful which makes it harder to conceive. This is where a Naturopath comes in. Some reasons for infertility in women include Genetic mutation - Stress - Anxiety - Depression - Absence of menstruation - coeliac disease - poorly controlled diabetes - some autoimmune diseases - tobacco use - alcohol use - PCOS - Endometriosis - oestrogen dominance - low progesterone - fibroids - A lot of the problems mentioned above are a consequence of a genetic mutation. Finding out if there...

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Constipation effects both children and adults, let's get to the bottom of it

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

Isn’t it funny how adults don’t really talk about their bowel motions, however when it comes to children it is one of the most talked about topics every day.Maybe this is just my experience from over 20 years working with children and parents. I usually have many conversations in a day around children’s stool movements.It is often the case as a parent that we can become quite anxious about our child and this especially includes their daily motions. It usually starts when they are a baby and we count how many soiled nappies there are. We spend a lot of...

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Hormones out of balance!!!

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  Hormones out of balance!!! Can you relate to these signs? Fatigue, headaches or migraines, thyroid dysfunction, mood changes, irritability, anxiety or depression, weight gain, irregular menstrual cycle, breast tenderness, fibroids, endometriosis, low libido, hot flashes. Your progesterone may be getting stolen!!! These signs can also be triggered by other conditions such as hypothyroidism, low iron, low vitamin d, cortisol imbalance, are a few examples however we can't rule out progesterone. As a Naturopath it is my job to find the root cause of your signs and symptoms and when you present to me with many of the above signs...

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Chronic Abdominal Pain

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

Come on over and join my Facebook Group where I talk about how toxins effect your whole body and how they are keeping you sick.   Would love everyone to come along and join the group.   Here is the link to join: https://www.facebook.com/groups/508871043066486/ Chronic (long term) Abdominal Pain Indigestion, upset stomach, abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea and/or constipation,  lots of gas.  These are all very common signs among adults and are also becoming common among children.  It can be extremely difficult to get to the bottom of the problem. These signs and symptoms can go on for months and often many tests...

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4 Valuable Reasons Why Cooking Together Encourages Health and Bonding.

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  When everyone in the family comes home to shake off the day, what kind of activities do you do? Having something for the entire family to do can help bring everyone together. Even better it can bring more joy into the household, but what kinds of things can you do? One of the best ways a family can come together and bond is through cooking together, let's find out why. It’s a Great Time to Talk  We live in a busy world. Most families have both parents working outside them home. If the children are of school age then...

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