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 review …

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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 rarely …

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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 head that …

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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 in season …

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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 breathing …

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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 system gets a …

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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 the baby, …

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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 are caused …

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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 is …

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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 said sufficient …

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