Mim's Blog


Stress and Cortisol

This article is a summary of a lecture Mim Beim gave to the AGM of the ATMS (Australian Traditional Medicine Society) in Sept 2005. Stress Although stress wasn’t identifie .....

Slip, slap...what? Is the sun really that bad for you?

Mim blogs on skin, sunlight and melanoma: can we trust the death rates around the world or should we give up our vampire looks for a bit more vitamin D? She shares a sunburn remedy and the r .....

Five Ways to Avoid a Hangover

Natural Cures for Hangover Prevention Bah Humbug. The festive season is bad for business for us naturopaths. Who is going to make an appointment to see some pursed-lipped health nu .....

Cancer

Cancer is not a new disease. Evidence of it appears in skeletons of prehistoric man. Now it seems everyone knows someone who has been touched by cancer, and it has recently pip .....

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 .....