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Why the foods you choose are the key to good health

Why the foods you choose are the key to good health By Merril Bowater, Naturopathic Nutritionist from Getting Well Naturally When you start working in the field of natural health and nutrition, you'll never look at foods the same way again. Nutrition becomes more than can a...

Chronic Pain & the Nervous System

By Kali Foster, Kallista Chinese Medicine Acute pain is usually caused by an injury to our body, and should resolve once healing has occurred. However, sometimes pain persists. When pain continues with no apparent physical reason for it, this indicates that there is no longer just...

Aromatherapy – Lymphatic Massage Treatments

Brought to you by Silvia Rodriguez-Foord from Lavender Clinic  The essential oils used in Aromatherapy are distilled from plants which are specifically selected for their medicinal properties.  These essential oils carry a variety of health benefits ranging from assisting with headaches, respiratory ailments, skin disorders, muscular and...

Exercise, Training and Immunity

By Katrina Stace of Capture Fit - qualified Naturopath & Nutritionist as well as a Master trainer in fitness If we want to get fitter and stronger, we need to train hard enough to get our body’s attention. However, there’s a fine line between a healthy exercise stress response, and...

Your health and wellbeing through the eyes of a Reflexologist

By Deborah Watts of Reflexation Natural Therapies Your health and wellbeing through the eyes of a Reflexologist In combination with exercise and a healthy diet, regular Reflexology treatments may be a natural path to restoring and maintaining optimum health and wellbeing. Reflexology is great for all ages and if your...

Is your cough a virus or something else?

By Jenetta Haim owner of Stressfree Management®  In this era we need to be aware that it is also possible to catch a cold, have a sore throat or a dose of normal flu and a fever for many reasons. Coughs and colds are usually found as...

MENOPAUSE – No Big Deal Thanks to Magnesium

By Sandy Sanderson © 2017 “You can trace every sickness, every disease, and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.” Dr Linus Pauling (two-time Nobel Prize winner) As I sit here researching and writing about the relationship between magnesium status and menopause symptoms I am rubbing my chin at...

Make Gut Health a Priority

By Jo Knight, Naturopath – Purple Tree Therapies Awareness of gut health as a wellness priority has reached new heights in recent years. Unfortunately, an oversaturation of information has possibly caused confusion in the general public and promotes self-medication, therefore it may be missing the mark...

Calendula flowers for wellbeing

By Kylie Westley Naturopathy Calendula flowers for wellbeing Calendula flowers are wonderful things.  They are easy to grow, self-propagate once established, and are very easy to harvest and use naturopathically. When used as recommended, calendula petals are safe (except for those with a specific allergy to the...

Herbal Teas at Home

By Adam Haysom-McDowell - B.HSc (TCM), Dip.RM, Dip. Fitness (Specialist) Annandale Chinese Medicine Herbal Teas at Home In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), herbs are used in many ways. Often decocted in a pot to make a medicinal soup, or dried and offered as powder or pills. At times,...

Acupressure for sinus congestion with a cough

By Adam Haysom-McDowell - B.HSc (TCM), Dip.RM, Dip. Fitness (Specialist) Annandale Chinese Medicine Acupressure for sinus congestion with a cough One of the more common issues that clients come to see me for is sinus congestion and a cough. If you can’t get to your acupuncturist quickly, there...

Tips to help with tension headaches

By ATMS member: Melinda Maskey from Maskey Massage | Remedial Massage Therapist All of us sometimes have "those days". Ones where you have more to do than hours to do it. Where you relate to the song "Under Pressure". Worst of all, ones where your head feels...

How we have lost touch with nature and our bodies

Brought to you by By John Dolic, Qigong Chinese Health The way of Chinese medicine is to simplify things using yin and yang, five elements and other universal principles to find the root cause of the problem in order to correct it. For example, the Chinese physician...

Insights from an Acupuncturist

Jason Warman was introduced to Chinese Medicine over 15 years ago through his passion of martial arts. Having studied Chinese Medicine at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jason now specialises in treating all types of pain disorders, including; musculoskeletal complaints,...

Insights from a Naturopath: A focus on Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)

The Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS) recently interviewed one of our amazing practitioners who is hosting a Natural Medicine Week event in 2019. Check out the Q and A from Gabi Giacomin who provides her naturopathic insights.  Introducing our practitioner  Gabi Giacomin is the Founder and Director of The Conscious Pod, a Naturopath...

Natural medicine for your health and wellbeing – explained!

The Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS) – leader of the natural medicine industry recognises three primary types of complementary medicine: Ingestive, Bodywork & Massage and Chinese Medicine. But first, WHY choose Natural Medicine? Natural medicine offers a holistic and integrated approach to your health and wellbeing – it...

Benefits of practicing mindfulness eating

I used to walk down the street, and everyone would acknowledge each other. Perhaps by just moving aside, a nod, a smile or the words hello. Today this is rare. Instead we are tuned into something on our phone that is fed into our ears....

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