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Estrogen and your vagina, vulva and bladder

2021-03-08T08:37:30+10:00

Beyond its critical roles in brain function and heart health, estrogen keeps your vulva and vagina happy. Specifically, it helps vaginal lubrication, vaginal immune health and bladder and urethral health. Low estrogen can contribute to all kinds of genital problems. There are at least five reasons why your doctor might recommend you try using [...]

Estrogen and your vagina, vulva and bladder2021-03-08T08:37:30+10:00

Painful Sex: 5 Reasons Physiotherapy May Be the Answer – A 3 Minute Video

2021-03-08T08:37:30+10:00

So you're struggling with painful sex. I bet you didn't think of physiotherapy for this! This might come as a surprise, but physiotherapy might be exactly what you need to solve your problems with painful sex. I've written a lot about this, but if you want to avoid reading to much, I have summed up [...]

Painful Sex: 5 Reasons Physiotherapy May Be the Answer – A 3 Minute Video2021-03-08T08:37:30+10:00

Vaginal thrush issues? Time to ditch the sugar!

2019-07-05T07:56:43+10:00

Thrush loves sugar, Candida loves candy: it’s a piece of naturopathic wisdom. Or is it just folklore? Is there any real evidence for it? Many women who have experienced chronic or recurrent vaginal thrush suspect it: Sugar is not the vagina’s friend. I treat women with ongoing thrush problems all the time, and when [...]

Vaginal thrush issues? Time to ditch the sugar!2019-07-05T07:56:43+10:00

Supplements: Can You Trust Them?

2019-07-09T13:14:15+10:00

If you watched the Four Corners special on supplements and the Australian Complementary Medicines Industry, you might think you are being taken for a ride! Here’s a few things to consider if you watched the Four Corners special. The program focused almost entirely on multivitamins and –minerals, which are by definition hardly targeted interventions. [...]

Supplements: Can You Trust Them?2019-07-09T13:14:15+10:00

Autoimmune Disease and Leaky Gut: Nine Big Culprits

2019-07-25T12:03:47+10:00

One major factor in the development of autoimmune disease is increased intestinal permeability. Or, in fewer letters: leaky gut. If your gut is a mosquito net, imagine puncturing a few small holes in it: that’s leaky gut. Sounds minor, but as anyone who has had a holey mosquito net when camping can attest, it’s [...]

Autoimmune Disease and Leaky Gut: Nine Big Culprits2019-07-25T12:03:47+10:00

The Gray Area of Urinary Tract Infections

2019-07-10T12:09:28+10:00

The ever-present UTI is anything but boring. In fact, it turns out it's rather a shady character. My last post introduced some of the controversies in diagnosis of urinary tract infections. The fact is, the dipsticks used may not be sensitive enough, as the cut-offs were originally based on a small group of women [...]

The Gray Area of Urinary Tract Infections2019-07-10T12:09:28+10:00

Annoying Abdominal Adhesions: Start Here

2019-09-27T17:38:25+10:00

Abdominal Adhesions: when pain after surgery persists and a technique to resolve it You’ve had abdominal surgery. Now you’ve got persistent abdominal pain. Not the result you were after. Well, don’t look back now – most likely, you had to have the surgery – it was the best or only choice available to you. [...]

Annoying Abdominal Adhesions: Start Here2019-09-27T17:38:25+10:00

An Interview with Alyssa Tait – Adhesions, Chronic Pain, and the Nervous System

2019-07-10T12:38:34+10:00

It's not often someone gives me the floor for 45 minutes to talk about the web of connections linking adhesions, pain, visceral manipulation, the gut and the nervous system... Stephen Anderson's questions were so thought-provoking, I just kept talking! Here's the interview: Alyssa Tait on Pelvic Pain, Adhesions, and SIBO This interview will either [...]

An Interview with Alyssa Tait – Adhesions, Chronic Pain, and the Nervous System2019-07-10T12:38:34+10:00
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