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Functional Pathology Gut Tests

Digestive Health It’s not just what you eat, it’s what you digest, absorb and eliminate. Digestive health has always been recognised in Naturopathic medicine as the foundation of overall health and now research is finally catching up! Evidence supports that digestive health and the gut microbiome affects just about every body system directly or indirectly…

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Saffron – the sunshine spice for balanced mood

Vis medicatrix naturae- ​’The Healing Power of Nature’ This naturopathic principle refers to the body’s innate ability to heal itself beginning at a cellular level, where the body undergoes continuous processes of regeneration and repair. Naturopathic therapies support and enhance the healing power of the body through medicinal constituents of plant derivatives. Saffron (​Crocus stavis)​…

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Acupuncture for posture, pain and movement

How acupuncture may help with posture, pain and movement? Muscles should be limber or flaccid when not active and should only tense up when activated. If this doesn’t happen then you can consider it as some form of muscular dysfunction. When different areas start to tighten up it can cause dysfunctional movement of the areas…

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The Gut-Brain Axis

There is a bidirectional link between the gut and the brain known as the gut-brain axis, meaning emotions affect the gut and the gut influences emotions. Your gut and brain send messages to each other through the enteric nervous system (located all the way along your gastrointestinal lining) to your central nervous system (brain) and…

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Build Your Digestive Fire

In Ayurveda, the Agni, or digestive fire, is responsible for an individuals energy. It is considered the foundation for true health. Digestive Agni is centred in the stomach and influences digestion, absorption, assimilation and elimination of food. A good way to remember and understand your Agni, is to visualise a flame. In order to achieve…

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