Sally Grant

How can I lift my mood during winter

With short days upon us in winter we may need a lift. Help may come from the essential bone-building nutrient, vitamin D3 that plays a role in regulating your immune system, balancing mood and circadian rhythms. Many people don’t get enough vitamin D,  because they routinely wear sunblock, spend most of the day indoors, have darker …

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How to treat bacterial vaginosis

We can show you how you can have find relief from troublesome bacterial vaginosis, (BV). Our naturopaths offer a few different solutions using herbal tonics, probiotics and specific supplements. All our advice and products are tailored to each individual woman. Visit Bodywise for a confidential over the counter chat between 9.30 and 5 pm or …

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Herbal Relief for Coughs and Colds

Herbal medicines and a few specific nutritional supplements help us deal with seasonal chills and ills that sweep through a community and put people to bed.  When infections take hold, herbal medicine can ease symptoms and hopefully reduce complications and duration. Every person is different and if complications arise you will need medical help. In …

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Menopause: is your climate changing?

Tired of hot flushes, mood changes and insomnia? Natural medicine might just be the answer. Firstly some back ground and biology on this big change in life.   THE FEMALE HORMONAL SYSTEM Our female hormonal system is controlled by the interaction of various endocrine glands within our body: The hypothalamus and the pituitary gland that …

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How to Become a Confident Decision Maker

Decision making can be difficult, lead to procrastination, decision fatigue and sometimes post-decision remorse. How can we become a confident decision maker to benefit our life and well-being?  For some people making changes to their eating habits (even though they know it makes sense), comes right up against their perception of what makes us happy, …

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Training for a marathon, adventure race or just to get moving?

Here are a few ways to support your body while you train to be your best and perhaps live energised and a little longer with a good memory and healthy brain. A plant based diet full fresh colourful vegetables will provide an abundance of vitamins, minerals, protein, fats and carbohydrates. Carbohydrates in the form of …

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Post Viral Fatigue – How to restore your energy

Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome, The chronic state of fatigue that may follow viral infections may be relieved with a specific herbal tonic and nutritional supplementation. Fatigue may also arise after Glandular fever, Ross River Fever and other viral infections. If the fatigue continues for up to six months after onset,  your doctor may diagnose chronic …

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Relief for breathing problems Asthma, Bronchiectasis, COPD

Breathe easier with a Herbal Chest Syrup For some the simple act of taking a breathe is extremely difficult and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) may be the result of long term respiratory problems.  The good news is that herbal chest syrups have been used around the world to help relieve symptoms of asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, …

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