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Is stress the cause of your headaches?

We live in a stressful world. Sometimes we don’t even realize we are stressed. Sometimes we do, and ignore it. Stress is a major reality for many. With stress, especially chronic stress, comes symptoms. Headaches and migraines can be a symptom of your stress. How? Stress can manifest in many different ways for different people. Tightness […]

How can Naturopathy help my headaches?

It is not only muscle tension and poor ergonomics that can cause headaches and migraines. Other factors such as hormonal changes, dehydration, nutritional deficiencies and poor nutrition can cause headaches and migraines. How will your Naturopath figure out the cause? As part of your Naturopath consult, an extensive history and assessment will be taken by […]

Can osteopathy help your headache?

With all of the different types of headaches and all the different types of causes, it is our job to find out your triggers… and address them! Osteopathy may be effective for the relief of your headaches or migraines. How? We take a full history and assess you. We need to find the why. Why […]

What is this headache?

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 15 per cent of the Australian population in 1995 were taking medication to relieve the symptoms of headaches. Osteopathy, good self-care advice and Naturopathy, may be effective for the treatment and management of your headaches or migraines. A thorough delve into your history, assessing why your headaches or migraines […]

Mango Chia Pudding

Serves 4 Prep Time 10 min Total Time 10 min Ingredients 1 cup full-fat coconut milk 3 tbsp chia seeds 2 cups chopped mango 2 tbsp pure maple syrup For decoration (optional) toasted unsweetened coconut flakes Instructions In a jar, mix coconut milk, chia seeds, and 1 tablespoon of honey. Cover and refrigerate for an […]

Text Neck. What is it and how to stop it

You may have noticed a new buzzword recently: Text neck. Yep, it is real and we see it every week at our clinic. Text neck is the term used to describe neck pain caused from looking down at your mobile phone, tablet etc for too long or too frequently…. or both. It doesn’t just affect adults. Kids […]

Treating hayfever with Good Nutrition

Allergy season is in high gear. The trees are budding and pollen is bursting forth in Connecticut. As our winters are warmer, we’re also seeing allergies kick in sooner, perhaps with a higher intensity than in years past. While most of us are cracking our windows open and emerging from the winter cocoon into the welcoming […]

How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good. But like many other things that are enjoyable — such as smoking or eating hot chips for breakfast — complaining isn’t good for you. Our brains thrive on efficiency. They conserve energy and try not to work […]

Everything you need to know about: NATUROPATHY

What is Naturopathy? Naturopathy incorporates the use of nutrition, herbs and lifestyle advice to influece and change biochemical processes of the body, helping to reduce dis-ease. Naturopathy is a non-invasive form of medicine which aims to improve health throughout all body systems, by using nutrition, herbs and lifestyle changes to affect the various system frameworks of […]