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Doula Support During Pregnancy, labour and Early Motherhood.

What is a Doula and what do they do? The word Doula comes from the greek language and means ‘woman’s servant or caregiver’. Traditionally birthing was a woman’s job and often the birth was attended by another female such as a mother, sister or friend. This inspired the formal training of a Doula (also known […]

Candidiasis in Lyme Disease Sufferers

Candidiasis in Lyme Disease Sufferers Most lyme sufferers are immunocompromised and have often taken multiple types of antibiotics over prolonged periods. The combination of the antibiotics wiping out all the bacteria in the digestive tract and the weakened immune defenses within the body often contribute to an overgrowth of yeast (most notably candida albicans), also […]

Sleep Recommendations & Support – Health Space Blog

8 hours is ideal: 4 hour sleep cycles & more if you are sick or stressed Positive thoughts in your head: Meditate, affirmations, gratitude list, pray etc Avoid overstimulation before bed: TV, computers, Facebook, emails Avoid stimulants before bed: Caffeine, sugar, sweets etc Ensure you have a good contour pillow: Replace every 6-12 months Have […]

Health Experts don’t Eat What? – Health Space Blog

Margarine You probably know margarine is made from vegetable oils, which are oils extracted from seeds like rapeseed (canola oil), soybean, corn, sunflower, safflower etc. What many people don’t know is that these oils (unlike butter and coconut oil) can’t be extracted naturally or cold pressed, the oil must be removed using heating and many […]

Recovering from Jet Lag & Flying Pain – Health Space Blog

Adapted from TBM Protocols by Dr. Kate Wood Flying in an airplane brings a whole set of stressors that often derail the process of healing unless they are properly addressed. Those problems are primarily radiation, dehydration, prolonged sitting, time zone changes, sleep deprivation, air sickness, neck strain, and the adrenaline surge from the excitement or […]

Lyme Disease Support in Australia – Health Space Blog

The full name is Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction (after the founder) and the more commonly used term is a “herx”. There are many theories and ideas about what a herx reaction really is, what its caused by and what it means clinically. Essentially a herx reaction is an immune system reaction to the endotoxins that are released […]

Lyme Disease Support Workshops – Health Space Blog

Healthspace are dedicated to supporting those with Lyme disease and any other related or chronic disease. So if you have cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, motor neuron disease or lupus to name a few, these FREE workshops will be really helpful and supportive for you. Lymphatic massage – Wednesday, 4th May, 1pm (postponed) Nutrition and […]

Why do Athletes use Chiropractors? – Health Space Blog

"If it were not for Chiropractic, I would not have won the gold medal." Dan O'Brien, Olympic Gold Medalist Decathlete Why do Athletes use Chiropractors? Many people realize that chiropractic is important in helping athletes recover more quickly from injury and that it also helps many athletes in injury prevention. However the major reason that […]

Dry Skin Brushing will help your skin – Health Space Blog

With Dr. Kate Wood – Lyme Disease Information Skin brushing is quick, cheap and helps your body inside and out! Everyone should skin brush but it is especially important for anyone with Lyme Disease and anyone with Chronic Disease. Why Should I Skin Brush? Did you know that your skin is your largest organ and […]

How to Deal with Aching Joints – Health Space Blog

Question from a client: As we get older, staying active can be taxing on our joints, what are some good health tips you would have for older folks like me? Well you can deal with aching joints a number of ways… I'll list a few in no particular order. Nutrition Nutritionally omega 3's are fantastic […]

IBS – A Brief Description & Support – Health Space Blog

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) refers to a disorder that involves abdominal pain and cramping, as well as changes in bowel movements.1 Rome II Diagnostic Criteria for IBS At least 12 weeks (which need not be consecutive) in the preceding 12 months of abdominal discomfort or pain with two of the following features: The abdominal discomfort […]

Diabetes support from a Naturopath – Health Space Blog

Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome) is characterized by a clustering of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus. They commonly include excess intra-abdominal fat, insulin resistance, and ≥ 1 of the following: elevated serum triglyceride levels, decreased high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level, and hypertension. Medical tests that confirm a Diagnosis […]

How to Fight Stress with Nutrition – Health Space Blog

It is essential in times of stress that you maximize your nutrient intake by including a broad range of whole foods in our diet and reduce the amount of processed foods. Whole foods such as fresh fruit and vegetables, nuts and seeds and lean proteins contain numerous key phytonutrients, some of these are; Vitamins and […]

Lyme Disease Help and Support – Health Space Blog

I have worked out that to heal you have to tread the fine line of understanding your illness without giving it enough time that it consumes you. This can be said of any health concern big or small. So for those wanting to learn more about Lyme Disease and those interested in the health journey, […]

What is Sciatica? How can I treat it? – Health Space Blog

We get quite a few inquiries about sciatica at our Kings Cross/Potts Point Healthspace Clinic and I thought it would be good to address the topic as it is an extremely painful and debilitating condition for many Australians. What is Sciatica? Sciatica relates to the set of symptoms resulting from pressure or compression of the […]

Lyme Disease Recovery & Healing – Health Space Blog

My name is Kate Wood and I was diagnosed with Lyme Disease last year and have had an interesting journey over the last 8 months. At this time, the Australian Government does NOT recognise Lyme as a Disease that can be contracted in Australia. This means there also isn’t a lot of information available that […]

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