Ashwagandha is commonly used in ayurvedic medicine as a general tonic for natural healing, and it is associated with a variety of clinical health benefits like blood sugar reduction, reduced cortisol levels, and stress relief to name a few.
Angela discusses the origins of Ashwagandha as a medicinal plant and how she uses Ashwagandha in her own practice. As a nervous system tonic, Ashwagandha is often associated with supporting healthy sleep. Angela reminds the listeners, though, that every herb isn’t for everyone. Ashwagandha can work for some people to calm the nervous system and help with sleep.
Have you ever questioned if your menstrual cycle was normal and what all those monthly symptoms could be telling you about your hormones? In today’s world, so many females are not in touch with their menstrual cycle and are given ‘the pill’ to control or eradicate unpleasant symptoms - but it may be worth listening to your body and using these symptoms as clues to uncover what support your body may need.
Find out what FIVE CLUES you can use today to know if your cycle is “normal”.
March is the month to educate and empower women with endometriosis, who are often suffering in silence, often unaware that their symptoms are caused by endometriosis.
Endometriosis is a disease where tissue (similar but not the same as the tissue lining the uterus) grows in other areas of the body – most commonly on the bladder, bowel, ovaries, fallopian tubes and the wall of the pelvis. It has also been found on almost every other organ in the body.
“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.
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.
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.
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.