Health Articles — Endometriosis

Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation

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Discover the Key to Transforming Your Health and Reversing Metabolic Inflammation Are you ready to transform your health and achieve the success you've been longing for? I'm here to guide you through the journey and help you reach your goals. Hi, I'm Melissa Callaghan, a Bachelor qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist specialising in reducing metabolic inflammation that leads to heart disease and diabetes as well as improving gut health, mental health, and balancing hormones. At my clinic, Pinnacle Naturopathy, we have helped numerous patients overcome their health challenges and regain control of their lives. Today, I want to share with you...

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Infertility - finding the cause is the first step

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  ____________________________________________________________________________   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...

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Let’s talk about Uterine Fibroids

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  ____________________________________________________________________________ Let's talk about Uterine Fibroids They have many names such as myomas, leyomiomas, or fibroma. Whatever you want to call them they are a pain - literallyPeriod pain is NOT normal!!!Fibroids are non-cancerous tumours that can develop in the uterus during the reproductive years. They are also the leading cause of women requiring hysterectomy. For many years they can go undiagnosed because the pain is accepted as normal when it isn’t or they are asymptomatic meaning that there are no symptoms. They are composed of the same smooth muscle fibres at the uterine wall just a lot denser and...

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Autoimmune disease

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Autoimmune disease is where the immune system has a case of mistaken identity and thinks your body is the enemy and begins to attack your health body.  There are presently around 80 recognised autoimmune diseases with the number on this rise. When looking for underlying triggers of autoimmune gut health and inflammation are major factors. Your gut is your like your body's life support system, you need a balance of bacteria, yeast, and all the components for digestion.  If this balanced ecosystem is out of balance, then problems arise.  It is one of your major defence forces against toxins and pathogens...

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