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Women’s Health

Hormone Balancing Treatments

Did you know that we offer hormone balancing treatments? Hormone imbalances can occur for both women and men and at any age. Essence of Health offers natural treatments which may assist in treating the symptoms of many hormone imbalances. Focus is based on improving the overall health and well-being of patients using individualised treatments, natural supplementation, dietary and lifestyle changes, including stress management which may help with hormone balancing. The principle treatment at the clinic is Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, however, the incorporation of Naturopathy and Nutritional medicine is also used on an ongoing basis through your acupuncture treatments. Interested in booking an appointment? Please call 08 2296 4333 or email us...

Physiotherapy for Endometriosis

While there is currently no cure for endometriosis, there are a few things you can do to help manage your symptoms and improve you are quality of life. Proper diagnosis is the first step, this may result in surgery to remove any endometrial cells. Apart from surgery, you can try to change your diet, get regular acupuncture and use other pain-relieving treatments. But did you know that physiotherapy can help with endometriosis related pain and discomfort? Here are 5 ways it may help: • Due to the pain of endometriosis, many sufferers end up bed or couch bound for a period of time each month. This leads to tight muscles in the...

How to deal with bloating

Bloating is one of those health problems that can be hard to get to the bottom of. Some people only have bloating occasionally, while some it occurs all of the time. Lots of different things can cause bloating – diet, lifestyle, food intolerances, constipation and conditions like endometriosis. So what can you do to help? Here are 5 things that may help to treat your bloating: • Exercise – it can help pass trapped gas from your bowels. Studies also show light exercise can help to relieve fullness and bloating after meals. • Eat smaller portions of food and eat fruit before the main meal not after – Smaller portions allow your...

Adenomyosis Awareness Month

April is Adenomyosis Awareness Month. Adenomyosis is sometimes confused with Endometriosis as it involves the endometrial lining of the uterus growing where it shouldn’t. However, unlike endometriosis where endometrial cells grow on the outside of the uterus and other internal organs, in adenomyosis, the cells grow in the uterine wall itself. This can lead to symptoms of heavy and prolonged bleeding, severe period pain, clotting, nausea, stabbing pain at any time of the month and bowel issues just to name a few. Acupuncture and Naturopathy may help to address some of the symptoms of adenomyosis. So if you think this condition may affect you or you have been recently diagnosed,...