Bowel Urgency for Women – Understanding Cortisol’s Role in Morning

Introduction: As women, our bodies are intricate ecosystems influenced by various factors, including hormones. One such hormone, cortisol, often plays a significant role in our daily routines, affecting everything from our energy levels to our mood. Surprisingly, cortisol can also influence our bowel movements, especially those early morning urges that can disrupt our day or…

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Braverman Test

This test has been designed to help people understand their personalities and hormones. It was designed by psychologist Dr Eric Braverman and is a subjective way of measuring neurotransmitters. I have found it to be very useful with valuable suggestions. To do the test click here Regarding sex hormones or stress hormones you can measure…

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Anxiety & IBS, Think Gluten Intolerance?

Anxiety & IBS, Think Gluten Intolerance Have you ever wondered if there might be a connection between anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and your diet? It’s a topic that often gets overlooked by health care professionals and unfortunately many are being put on medications for anxiety, when low iron is the cause! With over one in…

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The Toxic Hormone Soup

This year I am honoured again to speak at the famous Woodford Folk Festival north of Brisbane. My topic is The Toxic Hormone Soup and I will be diving deep into why men and women are often drinking a toxic soup every day unknowingly, that confuses their body. The full outline of the talk is…

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Are you getting enough sleep?

How are you feeling in the sleep department?   Are you getting enough or wish you had more? Sleep is such a subjective topic. Research varies (almost year to year) on the adequate amount to have, ranging from six hours as being necessary to nine hours being acceptable. After 35 years in health and consulting with people I…

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Upcoming Spring Retreat

Spring is the time for new expressions and new growth. It’s a time to let go of old patterns and adopt new ones… I am sure that is why we have seasons… To go into a hibernation of sorts, go to bed earlier in winter, eating warming foods, to emerge in Spring with a new…

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Would you recognise the TOP 3 signs of Burn Out?

Would you recognise the TOP 3 signs of Burn out? OR like many, would you miss them? Feeling run down, over doing it, adrenal fatigue are similar versions of the same theme: BURN OUT! Burn Out may lead to a myriad of physical and psychological issues that unless addressed can lead to a total nervous…

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Acne – Natural Options

How to manage acne naturally These are the slides I gave on a presentation on managing acne naturally. >> Slides >>> Acne Natural Treatments<<< >> Face book recording <<< How common is acne? Acne (aka acne vulgaris) – affects 79-95% of 16-18 year olds – some degree of acne exists in 54% of   women…

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Women’s Health Issues and Dangerous Products

This is a blog shared to me from a law firm in the US. It is very comprehensive for women and health and dangerous products. It doesn’t take a natural perspective but is a good medical/surgical/pharma resource non the less. Use the search bar on this web site to find out specific conditions and natural…

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Menopause and Sex Drive

Low sex drive? In Menopause? Find out common reasons for the “Sex Dive” This is a common experience for women going through menopause and women in times of stress. In actually fact this is a BIG issue for many women. There are a few reasons why a woman may experience this situation. Before I launch…

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