Revolutionary Endometriosis Care

If you, or anyone you know could benefit from naturopathic care for endometriosis, please share below. This is a clinical trial and registration is now open. The program in Brisbane will be run by me and facilitated by PhD candidate Sophia Gerontakos at Vibe Natural Health in Grange. We are kicking off in Brisbane onContinue reading “Revolutionary Endometriosis Care”

Bad, Mad, Sad

Are you feeling bad, mad, or sad? ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, and just as important is knowing what you are feeling and being able to articulate them. Not knowing is called alexithymia, which means an inability to describe our own emotions. It can also be associated with difficulty with identifying different types of emotions. Critically notContinue reading “Bad, Mad, Sad”

Has baby spinach been over done? Time for food diversity.

Is baby spinach or iceberg lettuce your favourite, and often only green in a salad? Or do you go for variety and diversity? Limiting food choices can lead to missing out on a variety of plant chemicals, many of which have numerous health benefits including the potential to reduce oxidative stress. Increased oxidative stress canContinue reading “Has baby spinach been over done? Time for food diversity.”

Keto & Psoriasis don’t mix!

When it comes to inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis, nutrition is a key factor in disease management and several studies are showing that the keto diet may be detrimental for psoriasis. ย The keto diet is a low carbohydrate diet with up to 50% of food intake from fats. It has gained popularity over theContinue reading “Keto & Psoriasis don’t mix!”

Dietary relief for arthritis & musculoskeletal pain

Thereโ€™s a ton of ideas floating around social media about the best diet for chronic health issues. Some have research to back them up, many donโ€™t. So, when I read this recent paper reviewing the studies that found positive effects of dietary changes on pain intensity in musculoskeletal pain (MSK) I was one happy practitioner!Continue reading “Dietary relief for arthritis & musculoskeletal pain”

Rethinking Chronic Pain

A recent article written for the Australian Natural Therapies Association magazine discussing as a practitioner how to approach pain from a holistic perspective. We have all felt pain at some time in our lives and as health care professionals many of us are treating patients with persistent pain in our clinics. In acute pain, onceContinue reading “Rethinking Chronic Pain”

Consulting during Covid-19

Key points from this video: I am consulting via Phone or Skype for all naturopathic clients. Supplements and herbs can be picked up directly from Vibe or posted out.ย  At Vibe Natural Health we understand the concern around COVID-19 and its potential impact on our community. It is important that everyone is committed to helpingContinue reading “Consulting during Covid-19”

PainWise – Innovative Pain Education

Hello! It has been radio silence for a while but I have been working on a project and my BIG NEWS is that we are about to launch a new pain education program at Vibe Natural Health called PainWise. I am so excited about this 4-week education program because I know how powerful knowledge isContinue reading “PainWise – Innovative Pain Education”