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Brain on Fire

Feeling depressed? Unmotivated? Stressed? Chronic inflammation throughout the body can directly affect the brain causing it to literally to be…. “on fire!” resulting in mood changes. This patient visited me last week and had significant inflammatory markers in her blood film. In the photo there is diffuse fibrin which we can’t actually see but it Read More

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Acupuncture for Children???

Shonishin – Holistic Treatment for Infants and Children by Heidi Yuen, Registered Acupuncturist and Certified Shonishin practitioner Shonishin (from Japanese shoni = little child, shin = needling) is a non-invasive method of acupuncture, which was developed in Japan for paediatric treatment around 100 years ago. Instead of traditional acupuncture needles, a special tool is used for rubbing and Read More

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Is Your Inner Child Holding You Back?

How are you coping with this chilly weather?  You certainly need to rug up in Melbourne at the moment.  We’ve had the heaters, electric blankets, towel warmers and the sauna running hot at Simply Natural over the past week. Nothing like a sauna and a cosy massage on a cold day. And this week we’ve Read More

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Plastics and Us

PLASTICS AND US Every choice we make in life has a consequence. This can be a conscious or unconscious choice and a direct or indirect consequence. In essence the connection between all things is important to recognise. In health this can be seen in the influence food choices have on our bodies. While diet and Read More

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When Your Brain Stops Talking

I hope you’ve had a relaxing Easter and you were able to spend some time with family or friends.  Harry and I had a couple of nights with friends who have a property up at Eildon. It was so lovely to take a break and commune with nature. Yesterday I spent a fair chunk of Read More