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Is your shampoo causing hair loss?  

Is your shampoo causing hair loss?  It is unlikely that your hair loss is caused solely from the chemicals in your shampoo, but these chemicals can play a role in hair loss.   So what causes hair loss?  For women, hair…
Omega-3's for conception, pregnancy
Omega-3's for conception, pregnancy

Omega-3’s for conception, pregnancy and a healthy baby

Omega-3's are typically recommended for helping maintaining a healthy heart, reducing inflammation in conditions such as arthritis and supporting the nervous system for mood disorders.  But did you know that these essential fatty acids…
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Vitamin B9 explained – Folate vs folic acid

Vitamin B9 needs to be explained as it is the source much confusion - Folate vs folic acid. Vitamin B9 is commonly referred to as folate or folic acid.  While these two terms are used inter-changeably, they have distinctly different meanings.   It…

A naturopathic approach to pre-conception care

Once a couple makes the monumental decision to have a baby they are usually keen to fall pregnant asap. It’s an exciting time! There are, however, many benefits to taking just a little time to look at your health and wellbeing before starting…
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Essential nutrition for vegan-vegetarian pre-conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding

Vegetarian and vegan diets are gaining popularity, with more people opting for a plant-based lifestyle. Plant foods provide us with a vast array of nutrients essential for our health, but when we restrict any food group careful planning is…
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Reducing pain and improving fertility for women with endometriosis

Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition, which affects approximately 10% of women. It can cause significant pain, irregular menstrual cycles, bowel and bladder dysfunction and may lead to fertility problems and mood disorders. Some women…