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 […]

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.

Helping fibromyalgia pain with Homeopathy

Conventional medical treatment for fibromyalgia is pain relief with analgesics, but a different approach may be to consider helping fibromyalgia pain with homeopathy.     Jenny*, a 45 year-old woman first came to the Wholistic Medical Centre with a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. She had seen her GP beforehand because she had widespread muscle pain and was finding […]

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 […]

When to have an MRI? An Osteopath can advise you

Do you really need an MRI for your back pain? The evidence for usefulness of scans A turning point in understanding the value of magnetic-resonance imaging (MRI) came in 1990 when researchers (Boden and colleagues1) investigated an important question: “How do the spines of people with no symptoms of lower back pain or sciatica look […]

Acupuncture and TCM when unable to do IVF

TCM and Acupuncture may support the journey to have a baby Unable to undergo IVF Sue and John* who are in their mid-thirties, came to see me at Red Tent, seeking support for fertility. They are both in corporate jobs with high responsibility, long hours and lots of overseas work trips. They had been trying for […]

Wholistic Medical Centre welcomes Red Tent

We are delighted to announce that Red Tent is now providing their services from within the Wholistic Medical Centre. Red Tent have long been known for providing Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and massage for women and their families, and have now joined forces with Wholistic Medical Centre. We would like to introduce you to […]

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