Mim's Blog


Sinusitis

It is always difficult to ignore pain, and almost impossible to ignore when the pain is literally ‘in your face’. Which is why sinusitis is so horrible. The sinuses are hollow  .....

Natural Therapies for Jet Lag

Australia lies in splendid geographical isolation. Unfortunately, this means a plane journey of between 8 and 24 hours if we want to travel overseas for holiday or work.  .....

Gone with the Wind

Is your tummy bloated? Is flatulence causing you concern? Yes and yes are the answers I commonly hear from patients. Even for the most ladylike among us, it is normal to pass 2 .....

Evidence Based Complementary Medicine

”For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible.“ – Stuart Chase No doubt Mr. Chase was referring to religious faith when he pe .....

Cystitis

Having a quiet wee should be one of lifes simple pleasures. Cystitis shatters this pastoral scene. With visions of razor blades, hell-fire and multiple midnight journeys back a .....

Constipation

The occasional bout of constipation is part of life’s rich tapestry. More than now and then, however, can be a bit of a strain. Straining, going to the toilet less frequently,  .....

Childhood coughs

Coughs and colds affect everyone, young and old. But at least an adult can tell you what’s wrong. Young children just suffer, some more silently than others. Here are some natu .....

Coffee

There are over 200 chemical constituents in the roasted coffee bean; of which, caffeine is the most widely known and studied. Near my clinic is a coffee shop. I often see victi .....

Antioxidants

Since the mid 1990s, antioxidants have been a buzzword in the fields of both nutrition and medicine. Antioxidants are of interest to nutritionists (and naturopaths) because mo .....

Weight loss

The metabolic rate governs how quickly the body burns calories for energy. If you are interested in weight loss, you are interested in procuring a speedy metabolic rate. We al .....