Naturopathy is a holistic approach to wellness – focusing on mind, body and spirit – with the belief that an imbalance in any of these can have an impact on your health.
- The underlying principles of naturopathy are the importance of a healthy diet, clean fresh water, sunlight, exercise and stress management.
Naturopaths use modern scientific research combined with traditional herbal medicine to treat disease and prevent ill-health, searching for the cause of a problem, not just treating the symptoms.
Michelle strives to help you pinpoint factors which may be contributing to your poor health, illness or just not feeling well – such as poor diet, lifestyle factors, high levels of stress, not enough or poor quality sleep, poor digestion, lack of movement/exercise, and not enough time looking after you.
Michelle uses a combination of herbal medicine (usually in liquid or tablet form), nutritional assessment & dietary monitoring as well as vitamin/mineral supplementation, massage/cupping, flower essences (both Bach & Australian Bush Flower Essences) and kinesiology in her treatments.
Naturopathy can help many conditions including:
- menstrual irregularities
- menopausal symptoms
- management of auto-immune conditions
- hormonal headaches/migraines
- digestive problems
Did you know?
- Medicinal herbs were found amongst the personal effects of the mummified prehistoric “ice man” who was found in the Italian Alps in 1991.
- More than 70% to 90% of physicians consider complementary and alternative medicine therapies, such as diet and exercise, behavioural medicine, counseling and psychotherapy, and hypnotherapy, to be legitimate medical practices.
- Massage therapy dates back thousands of years and has been recorded in ancient writings from the Orient, Asia, Arabia and Greece.
- Two-thirds of Australians use some form of alternative or complementary therapies
- Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, recognised the body’s ability to heal itself, and used herbs as medicine.