Pregnancy Loss and Miscarriage

Pregnancy Loss and Miscarriage

December 17, 2020 5 min read

Pregnancy loss or miscarriage is always heartbreaking, no matter how early or late your loss occurs. The loss of a pregnancy is both physically and emotionally stressful, especially when faced with the devastation of recurrent pregnancy loss (three or more miscarriages). Feelings of loss, grief, fear, guilt, anger and disappointment are all very common and complexly understandable. In addition to a lot of tender loving care, counselling and reassurance, it is important to have thorough investigations to try to understand the big question of why and why us?
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Podcast: WholisticMatters - Herbs and Premenstrual Syndrome

Podcast: WholisticMatters - Herbs and Premenstrual Syndrome

December 10, 2020 2 min read

In this episode, naturopathic clinician Angela Hywood returns to the show to talk with host Sara Le Brun Blashka, MS, about the role of herbs in premenstrual syndrome (PMS). According to The Office on Women’s Health within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, over 90 percent of women report premenstrual symptoms at some point in their lives.
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Podcast: WholisticMatters - Herbs for Healthy Skin

Podcast: WholisticMatters - Herbs for Healthy Skin

November 27, 2020 2 min read

In this episode, naturopathic clinician Angela Hywood returns to the show to talk with host Sara Le Brun-Blashka, MS, to talk about natural approaches to healthy skin, for aging, acne, inflammation, and the skin-gut connection. With herbs like gotu kola, stinging nettle, calendula, and more, you’ll hear all about how slowing down collagen degradation and managing a healthy inflammatory response can do wonders for the skin.
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The Tale of Amelia - An Endometriosis Warrioress

The Tale of Amelia - An Endometriosis Warrioress

August 12, 2020 4 min read

“Persevering in the face of extreme pain. It has been a journey full of so many highs and lows. I guess at times, with the pain being so severe, it was difficult to let go and accept that that was the reality of the situation” 

says 26-year-old Amelia about her journey with endometriosis.

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Podcast: WholisticMatters - Stress, Sleep, and Nervous System Health

Podcast: WholisticMatters - Stress, Sleep, and Nervous System Health

July 09, 2020 0 min read

Today host Sara Le Brun Blashka, MS, is talking with naturopathic clinician Angela Hywood, who guides us through a selection of medicinal herbs that play important roles as tonics and adaptogens for nervous and adrenal health. These herbs have long traditions of optimizing sleep and stress management habits, which in turn play an important role in overall, wholistic health.
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Acupuncture for Fertility

Acupuncture for Fertility

June 22, 2020 3 min read

Did you know that Acupuncture can help increase IVF success rates by 65%. Acupuncture as a treatment for infertility , shows great results both in man and women. Acupuncture can be considered as successful treatment in restoring fertility in the patients, by improving the sperm quality and ovaries function and balancing the endocrine system and hormones. 

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The Floralia Tales…. The Story of Angela Hywood

The Floralia Tales…. The Story of Angela Hywood

June 17, 2020 3 min read

Our Founder & Clinical Director, Angela Hywood, embarked on her love of natural medicine from as early as childhood. As a young girl, Angela was captivated by the daily activities at the pharmacy owned by her grandfather - and consequently her father - where she watched in awe as they mindfully measured, weighed and compounded medicines, some of which were herbal in nature.

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Podcast: Love & Guts - Fertility After Forty with Angela Hywood

Podcast: Love & Guts - Fertility After Forty with Angela Hywood

June 17, 2020 1 min read

In this episode we cover

  • What the challenges are that couples face when it comes to fertility
  • The best way to assess ovarian reserve
  • The role of mitochondria in fertility
  • The investigations Angela does for couples wishing to fall pregnant, especially after the age of 40
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Podcast: Miscarriage - Proactive Prevention With Naturopath Angela Hywood

Podcast: Miscarriage - Proactive Prevention With Naturopath Angela Hywood

June 08, 2020 1 min read

In this informative Podcast Tasha Jennings interviews leading fertility specialist from across the globe about the latest in treatments, advice and support to help you conceive and carry a healthy baby.
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Supporting roles in fertility

Supporting roles in fertility

March 18, 2020 4 min read

Diet, naturopathy and acupuncture can play a supporting role in the fertility journey. Nat believes the right foundations can make a fertility journey less stressful and increase the chances of success.
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Preparing for pregnancy

Preparing for pregnancy

March 18, 2020 3 min read

There are natural steps you can both take to improve the chances of pregnancy. As the average age of first- time mothers continues to climb in Australia, so too do the number of couples facing difficulty getting pregnant.

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A natural baby boost

A natural baby boost

March 18, 2020 3 min read

Clinics aren't the only option for women looking to boost their fertility. There are many ways a naturopath can help prepare a woman's body for pregnancy but it can take time, according to Perth Natural Medical Clinic naturopath Natalie Pickering.

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Podcast: Fertility Over 40 with Women's Health Naturopath Angela Hywood

Podcast: Fertility Over 40 with Women's Health Naturopath Angela Hywood

March 18, 2020 1 min read

In this informative Podcast Tasha Jennings interviews leading fertility specialist from across the globe about the latest in treatments, advice and support to help you conceive and carry a healthy baby.
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From heartbreak to happiness

From heartbreak to happiness

March 17, 2020 0 min read

For some people its the most harrowing experience of their life that also led to the happiest. For others it's the logical next step they hoped they'd never have to take.
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