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A clinical nutritionist, dietitian and nutritionist walk into an organic cafe, order a green juice, a decaf almond latte and some smashed avo and all get along. If you’re not in the know, it probably sounds like three of the same person walked in together but these people all have very different jobs! If you’re…Read more
What is endometriosis? Endometriosis (also known as ‘endo’) is an estrogen-dependent condition whereby functional endometrial tissue is found on sites outside of the uterus, such as the ovaries, ligaments near the cervix (uterosacral ligaments), pelvis, vagina or intestines (Norris, 2019). As tissue is functional, it can lead to scarring, adhesions and ovarian cysts (endometriomas) (Norris,…Read more
What is the vagus nerve? The vagus nerve is a pair of nerves that connect the brain (hypothalamus) to the digestive system (stomach to be exact). Through the digestive system, it connects the brain to the internal organs and is responsible for calming the body after the fight or flight response has been activated. It…Read more
Here are 5 ways to increase your intake. Consuming enough fruit and vegetables is important to health and wellbeing. Fruits and vegetables provide us with fibre and a variety of vitamins and minerals that support our digestive health, immune system, mental health and every other system in the body! Every substance in the body requires…Read more
When faced with constant stressors in every aspect of life, self-care isn’t a want; it’s a need. And it’s more than just a facemask when the world feels too much (although that can be very necessary too). Self-care is vital to maintaining health and wellbeing. Stress increases cortisol levels in the body. This hormonal release…Read more
As written for Endeavour College of Natural Health. Marketing yourself is vital in attracting clients when you’re in the clinic, when you’ve graduated as a practitioner and when you’re looking for a job. Social media helps to build your network of potential clients and employers regardless of the area you’re looking to work in, as it helps…Read more
I am one of the 3-6% of people living with fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is incredibly difficult to diagnose. The average time from presenting to a doctor to being diagnosed with fibromyalgia is 2 to 3 years, sometimes more. Most people with fibromyalgia present to more than three doctors before getting a diagnosis. I am grateful a…Read more
September / October 2020 I’ve been crazy busy balancing work, study and fibromyalgia so this has been written over September and October. Eating + cooking I’m still following the autoimmune protocol but a lot of my meals haven’t been pretty lately! When I’m low on time, my meals consist of grilled meat and vegetables with…Read more
Monday 27 August, 2018 is a date I won’t forget. It’s a date I can’t forget. It’s the date I was given the gift of a diagnosis. For almost two and a half years I had been presenting to my GP with aches and pains, complaining of not recovering from exercise the way I knew…Read more
August 2020 Eating + cooking // I’ve been finding myself leaning towards warm foods lately as I try to keep my body warm (one of my fibromyalgia symptoms is feeling like my bones are cold and won’t warm up). I’ve been making a big pot of these stewed apples on a Sunday afternoon and then…Read more
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