Endometriosis

10 Things You Wish Someone Had Told You About Endometriosis

By Alexandra Middleton / March 26, 2021 / Comments Off on 10 Things You Wish Someone Had Told You About Endometriosis

Endometriosis (Endo) is a multi-faceted disease that requires a holistic approach to treatment. If you have Endometriosis (or suspect you may have it), there is a good chance you are not getting all of the information available to you from your GP or specialist. Endometriosis usually takes an average of …

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8 Ways To Naturally Boost Your Vitamin D (And Why It Is Important To Reproductive Health)

By Alexandra Middleton / January 14, 2021 / Comments Off on 8 Ways To Naturally Boost Your Vitamin D (And Why It Is Important To Reproductive Health)

Thanks to COVID-19, the spotlight is once again on Vitamin D – which you need for to support your immune system, mood, bones and muscles. Vitamin D not just a vitamin, it’s also a hormone – essential for fertility, with a lowered status associated with impaired fertility levels, PCOS and …

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Natural Medicines for Iron Deficiency Anaemia

By Alexandra Middleton / May 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Natural Medicines for Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Iron deficiency anaemia is common condition in cycling women (especially those that experience heavy bleeding like in Endometriosis). To be clear, it is a symptom and not a disease – as it is always caused BY something that is out of balance in the body. Do you have an iron …

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The importance of detoxing after IVF

By Alexandra Middleton / April 30, 2020 / Comments Off on The importance of detoxing after IVF

When you undergo in vitro fertilisation (IVF), you are prescribed an array of synthetic hormones to help you conceive. These include the drugs used for ovulation induction and ovarian stimulation. Whilst these fertility drugs are considered a normal part of the IVF process, for many women they do not come …

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Eating gluten when you have endometriosis

By Alexandra Middleton / April 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Eating gluten when you have endometriosis

Going gluten free can definitely help reduce symptoms of Endometriosis. Bloating, abdominal pain, headaches, fatigue, depression, anxiety and anaemia. Sound familiar? These are commonly reported symptoms for both Endometriosis and gluten intolerance/coeliac disease. Many women with Endometriosis will test positive for the coeliac genotype, but even if they don’t they …

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Natural Medicine for Endometriosis

By Alexandra Middleton / April 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Natural Medicine for Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease that occurs when uterine tissue similar to uterine tissue (from the endometrium – the lining of the womb you shed every month) grows in parts of the body where it does not belong. Most often this is in a woman’s pelvis (uterus, …

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A naturopathic approach to pain

By Alexandra Middleton / September 18, 2014 / 0 Comments

There are thousands of scientific studies that demonstrate how certain inflammatory foods can cause pain and how the state of your gut can effect the level of pain you experience too. The good news is there is a lot you can do to reduce any type of pain quickly (many …

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Factors to consider when you can’t get pregnant

By Alexandra Middleton / April 1, 2014 / 0 Comments

When a couple can’t get pregnant, the cause is often hard to pinpoint. Generally the first stop is at the local GPs office to cross some common causes off the list. In men these include low sperm count and poor sperm motility. In women it may include Polycystic Ovarian syndrome …

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Liver congestion and hormone dysfunction

By Alexandra Middleton / March 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

Liver congestion and hormone dysfunction are more closely linked than you think, and may potentially cause a list of female reproductive issues. Liver congestion itself also lies at the heart of many chronic illnesses, and is regularly overlooked as the primary block to weight loss. A snapshot of how the liver …

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