Interested in learning more about holistic health and some of the conditions we treat at the Wholistic Medical Centre? Check out our latest articles on the blog.

The following articles should provide you with a great deal of information. As always, please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Dysbiosis and leaky gut

Dysbiosis and leaky gut

Dysbiosis and ‘leaky gut': recurrent gastrointestinal infections compromise a young girl’s development. Twelve year-old Jenny*, was brought to see me as an Integrative GP by her mother. Around a year prior, she had suffered a gastrointestinal illness with nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea. This had lasted approximately 3 days. Three months later, she had fainted at school then suffered another gastrointestinal type […]

Homeopathy

Overcome Depression with Homeopathy

  OVERCOME DEPRESSION WITH HOMEOPATHY   Mainstream medicine and natural medicine approach dis-ease in the body in markedly different ways.   Rebecca* presented to the Wholistic Medical Centre with a range of symptoms. She initially sought advice within mainstream medicine, yet the treatment options offered felt overwhelming and drastic: surgery for ingrown toenails, anti-depressants for […]

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Panic attacks and traumatic stress may be helped with mindfulness psychotherapy

Sally* is a 50 year old woman who came to see me in Surry Hills after a month of having severe panic attacks. These started first thing in the morning. She experienced shortness of breath, tightness in her chest, racing heart, trembling hands and legs, nervous sensations in the belly, irregular breathing and a sense of suffocation and impending doom. Often there would be no trigger for these panic symptoms. Sally* is a 50 year old woman who came to see me in Surry Hills after a month of having severe panic attacks. These started first thing in the morning. She experienced shortness of breath, tightness in her chest, racing heart, trembling hands and legs, nervous sensations in the belly, irregular breathing and a sense of suffocation and impending doom. These panic feelings were impacting her ability to work effectively and maintain a social life.
Sally was interested in helping herself as much as she could. Although she came to see me as a GP, she did not want to use medication unless it was absolutely necessary; she preferred to turn to mindfulness psychotherapy to help her.

autism

Autistic behaviours may be reduced with wholistic medicine

  Autistic behaviour may be reduced with holistic medicine Did you know that many challenging behaviours associated with autism may be reduced through a biomedical approach as part of wholistic medicine? Ben*, three-and-a-half years old, was brought to the Wholistic Medical Centre by his parents, after being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by his […]

Thyroid Problems

Is my thyroid making me feel tired?

Feeling tired? Could be your thyroid. Our thyroid plays a key role in our body’s ability to function. Yet lifestyle factors like stress and diet can throw our thyroid out of balance and affect our body in a number of ways. A tired mother Sally*, a 36-year-old mother of two young children, had been feeling […]

is coffee bad for me

Is Coffee bad for me

Is Coffee bad for me? Is coffee bad for me? We have long viewed coffee with suspicion. It was first introduced in Italy in the 17th century, but is coffee bad for me? When it was first introduced it was associated with political dissent and infamous coffee houses. Nowadays, coffee (caffeine) is commonly thought of as a […]

Fibroids

Fibroids with heavy menstrual periods and low energy: Chinese medicine may be helpful

  Heavy menstrual periods are a frustration for many women. Yet for some, heavy periods are caused by fibroids in the uterus and can lead to negative health effects, such as low iron levels and depleted energy. Rebecca*, a 41-year-old woman, visited the Wholistic Medical Centre suffering from fatigue and heavy menstrual periods. An ultrasound […]

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