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.
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 […]
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 […]
Getting to the cause of PCOS and IBS with a holistic approach 29-year-old Sonya* came to see me for help with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) which had both been diagnosed by her GPs many years ago. She had been taking different medications over the years for both of these […]
The family that eats together nurtures confident children Meal time ideally is a time of family gathering, engaging in conversation where food is consumed around a table. Toddlers and children who grow up eating with the adults learn all sorts of valuable life lessons. Shared mealtimes teach our next generation acceptable mealtime behaviours and sets […]
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 […]
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 […]
Many of us experience headaches from time to time. Yet often at peak times of stress in our lives – like tight deadlines at work – they can be impossible to shift for days and even weeks at a time. These tension-type headaches can be incredibly debilitating and limit our ability to function properly […]
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 […]
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 […]
Depression in men – it takes courage to seek help Picture the worst person you can imagine whispering the cruelest things in your ear. Now picture yourself believing every single word. To try and get away from that person, you start isolating yourself from everyone. But that person is actually thoughts inside your head and […]
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 […]
The 20 latest Blog Posts
- When to have an MRI? An Osteopath can advise you
- Acupuncture and TCM when unable to do IVF
- Do you eat meals with your kids?
- A diagnosis of PCOS and IBS – a wholistic approach can help
- Men and depression – the courage it takes to fight this silent epidemic
- 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? ”
- Dysbiosis and leaky gut
- Is Coffee bad for me
- Is my thyroid making me feel tired?
- Autistic behaviours may be reduced with wholistic medicine
- 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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