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A Holistic Guide to PCOS

A Holistic Guide to PCOS

29th September 2020
PCOS, also known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a complex condition that can significantly affect a woman’s quality of life. One of the biggest ways it does this is by…
How to Manage Thyroid Nodules Naturally

How to Manage Thyroid Nodules Naturally

26th August 2020
Naturopaths Lisa Costa-Bir and Alison Mitchell talk about thyroid nodules in this episode. Thyroid nodules are typically identified via an ultrasound and indicate the presence of growth of abnormal cells within the thyroid gland. Nodules vary in their sizes and impact, and while some may wish to manage this, many people may be told they have a nodule yet can observe no negative impact from it. It can be a diagnosis that brings uncertainty and confusion, and so we would like to share information about what thyroid nodules can mean, as well as how to help manage them naturally.
Be in Balance this Winter

Be in Balance this Winter

25th July 2020
Winter woollies, flannelette sheets, hot water bottles and boots: Does this sound like winter? You betcha! What about this picture: steamed broccoli, grilled salmon, crisp salads and green smoothies. It…
A Naturopath’s Guide to SIBO

A Naturopath’s Guide to SIBO

13th June 2020
In this episode of the Guts and Girl Bits Podcast I interview Kirsten Swales, a Naturopath who focuses on SIBO. We chat about what it is, and how to treat it naturally. Post contains transcript.
PMDD: Processing Feelings

PMDD: Processing Feelings

10th May 2020
Many people are aware of some of the symptoms that PMS can cause, but PMDD, a subtype of PMS that can cause symptoms of strong anxiety and depression, is something that is less well known. It can cause symptoms which can have a debilitating effect on your mental health, and this can last for the entire second half of your menstrual cycle. In this article we discuss self-care tips on how to process PMDD feelings.
Managing PMDD with Mindfulness

Managing PMDD with Mindfulness

26th April 2020
Do you recognise that your emotions surrounding your menstrual cycle are heightened? Do you feel inner tension and find that strong emotional feelings impact your day-to-day work and personal relationships?…
PMS and PMDD

PMS and PMDD

21st April 2020
Guts and Girl Bits Podcast Episode #44 While PMS may be common it is not 'normal' and can be a sign of deeper hormonal imbalances. PMS can express in different…
Harmonising Ether

Harmonising Ether

18th April 2020
The final of the elemental series is here, and in this article we will discuss the lesser known element ether. This series has focused on the elements from an Ayurvedic…
Grounding Your Inner Earth

Grounding Your Inner Earth

12th April 2020
Each of the elements are associated with different aspects of health and nature. Earth The earth element relates to the season of winter and is associated with the colours green…
Settling Elemental Air

Settling Elemental Air

8th April 2020
Each of the elements are associated with different aspects of health and nature. The balance of these elements in our body can help us maintain good health and a sense…
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