Mim's Blog


Acid forming foods

Our body likes to be in a state of steady balance (homoeostasis). We prefer our blood pressure to be within a certain safe range, same goes for blood sugar levels, hormone levels, temperatur .....

Warts

What can you do about warts? Dear Worried Wart Horny papules are the bane of my existence. The weirdest remedies have worked. Taking your wart to a scary graveyard at mid .....

Thrush

Tell me about it girlfriend. Sprain an ankle, and you will be dripping in sympathy. But, when you’re writhing around the office with a bad case of thrush, the most they will offer is a smirk .....

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 .....