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.
When our system falls out of balance due to stress or a hectic lifestyle, it often shows up as dis-ease in the body. But did you know that unresolved emotional issues can also show up as physical symptoms and sensations in the body? Brian*, 35-years-old, came to see our naturopath at the Wholistic Medical […]
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 […]
Are you suffering from hayfever and sinusitis? Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine may be able to help you Runny nose, congested and hard to breathe, sneezing, sinus headaches? Struggling to focus through a fog of mucus? Miserable and exhausted by it all? If this is you then you are not alone. In fact 1 in 5 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Is your work week so busy you are finding it had to make an appointment to attend to your back pain or headache? Wholistic Medical Centre now offers osteopathy on Saturdays from 9am to 2pm. Osteopath available: Vincent King, Dip H.Sc (Massage) B. App. Sc. M.Ost
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 […]
Turn the volume down on chronic persistent pain When persistent pain is part of daily life It is only recently that the complexities of chronic pain have been the subject of investigation. As a result, pain medicine is moving into a new era with the deeper insights that are emerging from this research. See the […]
Chest tightness can stop a person from breathing deeply Michelle* was in her late 40’s when she first came to the Wholistic Medical Centre. For the previous five years she had an upset stomach, felt nauseous every day, had some bloating after meals with bouts of diarrhoea alternating with […]
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 […]
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 […]
The 20 latest Blog Posts
- Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine May Help Hayfever and Sinusitis
- Helping fibromyalgia pain with Homeopathy
- Wind and diarrhoea – wholistic treatment may be your answer
- Are you debilitated by chronic persistent pain? Turn the volume down with osteopathy
- Osteopathy is now available on Saturdays
- Panic attacks and traumatic stress may be helped with mindfulness psychotherapy
- “What does this nausea in my stomach and tightness in my chest mean? ”
- Dr Mark Robertson – Fellowships in Integrative Medicine
- Dysbiosis and leaky gut
- Recurrent colds and flu? Traditional Chinese Medicine may be able to support you back to wellness and back to work.
- Is Coffee bad for me
- Is my thyroid making me feel tired?
- Autistic behaviours may be reduced with wholistic medicine
- Fibroids with heavy menstrual periods and low energy: Chinese medicine may be helpful
- Releasing strong or ‘stuck’ emotions can relieve physical symptoms
- Suffering from tension-type headaches? How osteopathy may help
- Overcome Depression with Homeopathy
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