TONIC Natural Health Centre is committed to your wellbeing. We are here to support you and your family through every stage of life. From pre-conception and pregnancy, through to childhood adolescence and adult life, we offer the best natural holistic approach to the health of your family.

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Restore your gut health

I am sure by now that you are aware that your gut health is uber important for your overall health and well-being. Not only does it provide absorption of nutrients, improve your immune system but also helps to balance brains neurotransmitters. In terms of immune support, the gut bacteria directly provides protection for the lining…

Women’s Multivitamins

Many of my patients prevent to the clinic suffering from vitamin and mineral deficiencies. This may be due to poor dietary intake as well as farming and agricultural methods, including the use of fertilisers, which affect the vitamin and mineral balance of the soil and in turn the food we consume. I do recommend that…

Happiness in the darker months

Finding peace and happiness in a busy lifestyle can be hard for some and the cooler months can make this particularly hard with less outdoor exercise and sun exposure resulting in less serotonin boosts and vitamin D absorption. To help you work towards a healthy, happy winter I have put together 9 essential lifestyle and…

How to Detox for Health

Detoxification remains one of the core concepts of naturopathic medicine. At a clinical level, effective detoxification is far more than a focus on the liver detoxification pathways. The skin, lymphatics, bowel, kidneys and respiration are all other essential systems to support during a truly holistic detoxification program, yet often overlooked and forgotten. In my clinic,…

When the party’s over…

It makes me ridiculously happy to see so many of my clients having achieved their health goals this year. Coming into the festive season, with extra party foods and drinks, can though undo some of the good work that has been done on improving gut health. Higher alcohol, gluten and sugar intake can all lead…

Beating Springtime Allergies

With the pollens of Spring many people find themselves rushing off to the pharmacy for antihistamines. Unfortunately, these drugs rarely deal with all of the symptoms of seasonal hay fever not to mention the unwanted side effects such as headaches, sleeplessness/sleepiness and rapid heartbeat. So if you are wanting to tackle your hay fever symptoms…

Don’t Wait for Losing Weight

Healthy eating is SO important but never forget that exercise is an integral part of any type of weight loss program. It has a beneficial impact on appetite, and provides long-term health benefits. For most patients it’s recommended to aim for, or build up to, 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise, where you are puffing…

Winter is Coming…

Are you at the mercy of winter each year? Do those dreaded colds and flus leave you and your family with runny noses, coughs, sore throats, headaches, fevers and fatigue through the winter months? These symptoms are often the leading cause of time away from school and work. Now is the perfect time to boost…

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Mythbusting Menstruation: Part 3

Testosterone? In women? What? Okay, so I know when you hear testosterone you picture Rambo, but it’s actually really important for women too. While women have about 15 times less testosterone than men, the tiny amount we do have contributes to a healthy libido, muscle mass and bone strength, energy, mood, clear thinking and decision-making.…

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Mythbusting Menstruation: Part 2

PMS, the syndrome that has spawned a thousand acronyms! The internet will give you many “definitions” of PMS. Many are not particularly flattering to women, and show a certain culture of disdain and dismissal, but some actually describe common premenstrual symptoms. For example, ‘Pissy Mood Syndrome’ or ‘Psychotic Mood Shift’ show the anger and irritability,…

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Herbs for Health

Herbs – what a wonderful gift nature has provided us with. As the musician Jacqueline du Pre once said “the intense perfumes of the wild herbs as we trod them underfoot made us feel almost drunk.” And it’s true, not only can their heady scents intoxicate us but can also invoke memories of baked dinners,…

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Fertility Tests

Before the preganancy When you first start to think about having a baby, the majority of people will just stop using contraception and get started on the baby making process! However it is super important to have some blood tests done at this point because some deficiencies may prevent pregnancy from occurring, some may make…

Alcohol and fertility

Alcohol & Fertility

Why alcohol won’t help you increase your chances of getting pregnant” We all know that it’s not recommended to drink while pregnant because it could harm your baby, but did you know that alcohol can have a devastating impact on your fertility? The findings from studies done around the world are indisputable. Alcohol should be…

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Egg & Sperm Health

Targeting the health of the egg and sperm through diet and supplementation makes a HUGE difference to fertility outcomes. Firstly let’s look at the egg You want the quality of the egg to be the best it can be (think free-range organic VS cage eggs) so it can survive the sperm “attack” and the journey…

IBS…or is it?

We have all heard of IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It tends to be diagnosed when no other reason can be found for the symptoms that are occurring. The most common symptoms being bloating, pain, swinging bowel movements, uncomfortable feelings after eating and even fatigue. People experience a range of diverse symptoms which can be attributed to IBS.

Detox & weight loss

A detox should not be a quick weight loss fix, but a method to prepare the ground (your body) for long term harvest. A comprehensive detoxification program should be a means to achieve your goals, yes. But, also and most importantly, to set up long term sustainable lifestyle changes to achieve fundamental improvements in your…