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Treating childhood constipation

By Sandi Cooper | February 5, 2019

Constipation is not uncommon in many of the children I see in clinic, including my littlest of patients. It may be something that’s troubled them for quite sometime or be a fairly recent development. At times it may…


Are you magnesium deficient?

By Sandi Cooper | May 29, 2018

A question I commonly get in clinic is should I be taking magnesium? Sounds like a simple enough answer, although it usually gets an “it depends” as an answer. Magnesium is a vital mineral involved in so many…


Making “Medicine Jelly”

By Sandi Cooper | May 25, 2018

“Medicine Jelly” we call it in my house. Or you could call it the kid-friendly, time saving way to give them a dose of their vitamins. I think the first term is much more catchy though don’t you?…


5 tips for childhood constipation

By Sandi Cooper | May 21, 2018

In my last post I chatted about how I approach constipation in my littlest patients. It’s usually a combination of specific probiotics and prebiotics, alongside gentle, non-habit forming laxatives, all the while addressing any underlying causes. Today I’ll…


A Naturopath’s approach to Thrush – Part 1

By Sandi Cooper | May 16, 2018

Thrush is a term often used by women, and commonly found preceding the words “bane of my life”. It’s a common condition (so common 40-75% of sexually active women have experienced it) whereby there is an overgrowth of…


Treating Thrush Naturally – a Naturopath’s approach – Part 2

By Sandi Cooper | May 16, 2018

Last post we talked about many of the drivers that contribute to women developing thrush. I also mentioned the importance of being sure your symptoms are from thrush, or Candida Albicans, and that they’re not actually stemming from…


Beyond fruit and vegetables – food for Immunity

By Sandi Cooper | April 19, 2018

A quick google will have you quickly listing off the top 10 foods for immunity. Nearly every site will list citrus fruits, broccoli and leafy greens and berries as some top contenders. Capsicum and Kiwi fruit usually make…


Boosting Immunity in Kids

By Sandi Cooper | March 22, 2018

I know first hand how hard it is to watch your child work through an illness. Whether it presents with fevers, chills and lethargy, or comes in the form of tummy symptoms or snotty noses, sore throats, irritability…


Addressing Urinary Tract Infections Naturally

By Sandi Cooper | March 2, 2018

Urinary tract infections. Painful, uncomfortable and unfortunately pretty common. Whilst women tend to suffer them the most, they can also occur in men (especially older men) and I have worked with many children suffering urinary tract infections as…


Is your gut the cause of your acne breakouts?

By Sandi Cooper | January 3, 2018

Anyone who has suffered from acne knows how challenging it can be, not only to treat but also to remain confident, self-assured and settled when your skin is breaking out. Many health conditions are invisible to anyone other…


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