Mim's Blog


Natural Remedies in COVID Times

The COVID-19 virus is 1,000 times more virulent than the 2003 SARS virus. That virus affected around 8,000 people whereas COVID-19 has already infected over 500,000 folk and counting. CO .....

Detox 101

With the amount of hype surrounding detoxification, you’d think detoxing was a new fad. Not so. For centuries, herbalists have been detoxifying their patients, it just wasn’t called deto .....

Could it be Health Anxiety?

You can feel anxious about all sorts of things… your finances, relationships, climate change, exams or your health. It’s normal to notice changes in your body. For instance  .....

the 'When Too much Fibre is Never Enough’ Loaf

This bread/cake/loaf is based on The Life-Changing Loaf of Bread from mynewroots.org It is delicious and very filling. A slice can be a breakfast or snack. This is my 'go to'  .....

Tinkle, Tinkle.... Too Much?

Is your sleep interrupted by frequent trips to the loo? Nocturia, urinating more than twice during the night, bothers approximately 20% of people over 20, with the rate increasing as we  .....

Adaptogens

In the dark days of the Cold War, fedora wearing Soviet scientists spent countless hours researching substances to power their cosmonauts, and supercharge their Olympians, in a bid  .....

Hail the Humble Goog

Eggs are an exceptional food. However, when I recommend them to patients they often question. “Don’t they increase cholesterol?” “How many eggs is safe to eat in a week?”  .....

A pretty potion….. Dream on.

The velvet orange petals, and feathery foliage of the Californian poppy (Eschscholzia californica) are not only highly prized by garden lovers. This poppy is also beloved by h .....

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 .....