Mim's Blog


Breast Cancer

There is a scary statistic around lately that says 1 in 13 Australian women will contract breast cancer. If it was any other disease, we would be calling it an epidemic. What can be done abo .....

Change of Season

With monotonous regularity, at this time every year I get panicked by the large number of patients ringing up complaining of sore throats, hot and cold sweats and copious amounts of green mu .....

The Power of Smell - How Aromatherapy works

Why aromatherapy is so effective The heady aroma of an heirloom rose in full bloom; the comforting smell of freshly baked bread; the unforgettable odour of dog poo on your shoe…sm .....

The wheat trap

Common food allergies to wheat, corn and other grains (such as Coeliac disease or gluten intolerance) may be due to an excess in the modern diet. Mim’s article outlines our prehistoric diges .....

Childhood eczema

Itchy, hot and irritable or scratchy, sore and sorry, whatever way you look at it, eczema and children are a miserable combination. Eczema is one of a group of inherited conditions  .....

Beat the Bloat

Is your tummy bloated? Do you buy skirts and pants according to waistband elasticity rather than style? It’s probably due to your digestion. Abdominal bloating is a c .....

5 good reasons why your child needs to close their mouth

‘Children should be seen and not heard’. Thankfully, we are a few generations removed from this style of parenting, however, there are several good reasons why children should close thei .....