Category Archives: General Health

Wait and See Best Approach with Antibiotics

‘Wait and See’ Best Approach with Antibiotics A recent review found that most patients who waited up to 48 hours before taking antibiotics didn’t need them. Doctor Geoff Spurling from the University of Queensland said that “The findings of this …

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Natural Home Remedies for Kids

Natural Home Remedies for Kids Whether your child has a tummy ache, a stuffy nose, or a bug bite, some doctors say that old-fashioned home remedies are often the best way to help them feel better fast. These time-tested treatments …

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Could Your Feet Pain be Caused by a Sinus Infection?

Could Your Feet Pain be Caused by a Sinus Infection? Strange though it sounds, sometimes sinus infections can cause problems with ligaments or tendons in the body. Your sinuses are a magnificent structure of tunnels and caves running throughout your …

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Eating with the Seasons

Eating with the Seasons    You’ve probably noticed that you crave different foods at different times of the year; starchy potatoes and filling soups in winter, fruit and sliced tomatoes in summer. And interestingly, these are the foods that are …

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Stress the Destroyer

Stress the Destroyer Stress can be a healthy thing; our stress response is there to help us deal with challenging or dangerous situations. If a tiger jumps out at you from behind a tree, your heart suddenly beats faster, your …

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Read Your Way to Better Health

Read Your Way to Better Health    Taking the time to read and learn something new may not seem like it would impact our health, but it has multiple benefits. When you read and relax, your heart rate and adrenal …

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Simple Ways to Help New Parents

Simple Ways to Help New Parents   When friends or family have just had a baby, it can be hard to know how to help – especially as going around to visit or drop something off might wake them or …

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Stomach & Digestive Problems

Stomach & Digestive Problems Why More Stomach Acid, Not Less, is Often the Answer Do you suffer from indigestion, reflux, bloating, heartburn, irritable bowel, diarrhoea, gas, stomach pain, or stomach cramps? A common belief is that reflux, heartburn and GORD/GERD …

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Why a Good Immune System is Vital for Your Health

Why a Good Immune System is Vital for Your Health How is your immune system? If you came through the cold and flu season without coming down with anything, you would assume that it is pretty good. But preventing colds …

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Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana As a reputed Brisbane naturopath we were recently approached by the local media for our opinions on Medical Marijuana and our reply (below) was posted as part of their feature: Centenary Natural Therapies Clinic head therapist Peter Mills …

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