Mim's Blog


Belly Best, Belly How

It may seem like an odd question, but, how do you breathe? Do you breathe only through your nose, or do you mouth breathe? Does your chest rise and fall with each breath, or is it  .....

Sleep - Medicine for the Mind

One in three Australians don’t sleep well. Poor sleep is associated with an increased risk of stroke, diabetes, obesity and car accidents1. It’s not just your physical health  .....

Big Trouble over Little Mints

This week I had two patients complaining about bloating and diarrhoea after eating a couple of mints. They were surprised at the level of gastrointestinal drama and discomfor .....

It's Raining, it's Pouring - 5 Tips to Stop Snoring

Does your snoring raise the roof? sound like a freight train?, or is it loud enough to wake the dead? Perhaps it’s your beloved bed partner, not you, sawing logs all night?; eith .....

A Bitter Pill

“A bitter pill to swallow" is a saying that must have had its origins in herbal medicine. Many herbal medicines are bitter, in fact, in the view of this grammatically flummoxed herbalist .....

5 Reasons Why Your Child is a Mouth Breather

5 Reasons Why Your Child is a Mouth Breather Noses are made for breathing; mouths are for eating, talking and laughing. Is it really a problem your child is a mouth breather? Yessi .....

5 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  .....

Take a Tip from Popeye

Take a Tip from Popeye Being low in iron is common. In fact, world wide, iron deficiency is the most frequently diagnosed nutritional deficiency. Without iron, the body cannot .....

Ginger

In my 20's, a trip to Chinatown was not complete without buying two things - a round ceramic jar, painted with cherry blossoms, containing sticky squares of ginger in sweet syrup, and a pair .....

What is naturopathy?

A history and guide to naturopathic medicine in Australia. A history and guide to naturopathic medicine in Australia. Naturopathy endeavours to find out and tr .....