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Is it my hormones?

Is it my hormones? Have you ever been to the health professional to discuss cyclical  symptoms like anxiety, fatigue or depression to either have your concerns disregarded as “in your head” or been offered the pill or an anti-depressant despite you telling them that not what you’re looking for? I hear these stories every day from my clients. It is

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Exercise for perimenopause and menopause

Exercise for Perimenopause and Menopause. When I talk about Lifestyle medicine for women in mid life there is almost nothing better than exercise (well, maybe……. food!). There are no shortage of reasons to be physically active! If your approaching menopause, maybe in the early or late stages of perimenopause, there are even more reasons! Physical activity

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Food for perimenopause and menopause

5 Foods for Perimenopause and Menopause The foundation to your diet and the food that you buy from the market should be foods that come from the earth (real food)!!! Focusing on fresh salads, veggies, fruit, whole grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds. With your focus on eating these foods in you naturally crowd out and

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Perimenopause. First signs you may notice.

PerimenopauseFirst signs and symptoms you might notice……. Want to know what to look out for as a possible first sign your entering into Perimenopause? Did you know you can be in the early stages of perimenopause and still have a very regular cycle! True! Here are the top symptoms you may notice start or worsen

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Why Choosing a Women’s Massage Specialist Matters

There are many benefits to choosing a women’s massage specialist to perform your massage. Your specialised masseuse takes a women catered approach to ensure you have the best experience tailored to your needs.   Each of our therapists is trained to take a trauma informed approach to your treatment. The therapist work’s on problems that are

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Women’s Wellness: Five Everyday Health and Wellness Tips

When you listen to your body, it will often give you clues if something isn’t right. If you are constantly feeling as if you’re tired, sapped of energy, run down, stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed, it could be your body’s way of sending you a message. Here, we look at some common, everyday tips for women’s

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What exactly is Induction Massage & What are the Benefits?

An induction massage is a specialised massage given to pregnant women in the final week of pregnancy to support and encourage the body in preparation for labour.  Induction massage targets three areas in order to encourage natural induction of labour.  The first is utilising the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine and the activation of acupressure

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The Benefits of Massage for Women & Women’s Health

Recent studies have shown that there is a significant difference in the way that maleand female physiologies experience stress. Differences in lifestyle, responsibilities andgender specific considerations indicate that women are more likely to register theeffects of stress. As mothers, homemakers and working professionals, women have aunique set of challenges to face which lead to different

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Post Natel Massage

Post Natal Massages Can Help Recovery After Birth

At Louisa Carter Health, we always recommend that our pregnant clients visit a trainedpregnancy massage therapist during their pregnancy to ensure that both body and mindare able to cope with the changes that inevitably come with bearing a child. However,the key to starting the journey with your new baby is to ensure that your body

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Pregnancy Massage Therapist

5 Reasons Why Massage is Good for Pregnant Women

Over the years, of the fields which has seen a resurgence is holistic pregnancy care.Prenatal massage programs are designed to help boost health and wellbeing formothers who are expecting, while keeping their needs in mind. At Louisa Carter Health,we recommend a pregnancy massage to all expecting mothers to help with a widerange of health issues.

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CHICKEN AND VEGGIE CASSEROLE

Ingredients: ·      1 tbsp. coconut oil (or oil of choice) ·      1 kg chicken thighs ·      1 brown onion, chopped ·      3 garlic cloves, finely chopped ·      2 carrots, halved lengthways and cut into discs ·      2 potatoes, peeled and diced. ·      1 cup frozen peas ·      2 Roma tomatoes, diced ·      2 tablespoons flour

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Vitamin C Flush

Vitamin C  – How to dose to match your bodies needs.   As Naturopath it is common practice to dose vitamin C until bowel tolerance, a nicer way to describe it is the Vitamin C flush. This involves taking as much Vitamin C as your gut can tolerate in order to saturate your cells. Once

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