Philomena uses a wholistic approach to assist you rejuvenate your health, vitality and wellbeing.
Maintaining good health does not occur by chance. It is as a result of embracing a balance between work, family, recreational activities, balanced diet and rest.
Treatment is individually tailored to your specific need as illness manifests differently in each person. In tailoring treatment Philomena focuses on a wholistic approach in order to help restore physical, mental and emotional balance.
Philomena currently specialises in the treatment of stress, chronic fatigue, insomnia, skin disorders (acne, dermatitis, eczema), digestive disorders (bloating, candida, colitis, constipation, diarrohea, indigestion, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), reflux, ulcers), cholesterol problems, recurring ear infections, bronchitis, menopause, menstrual irregularity, painful periods, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and post-menstrual tension (PMT).
How Naturopathy can help you
Naturopathy acts by increasing the body’s own innate healing energy.
Philomena's helps you to revitalizes your energy levels by addressing lifestyle choices, highlighting the negative effects of stress and correcting nutritional imbalances.
Naturopathy focuses on restoring and maintaining health by using natural non-invasive therapies. It is a very safe and an effective form of medicine that can be used to treat specific medical conditions or can be used as a supportive therapy alongside orthodox medical treatment.
This helps you to adopt life long changes which leads to a healthier lifestyle, good health and optimum vitality.
What can you expect in your first consultation?
Your first consultation will last approximately 1˝ hours. During the consultation a detailed case history will be taken. Information that is gathered includes details in relation to previous medical history, current medications, detailed family history and clinical examinations such as blood pressure, pulse and iris analysis.
Once this information is collected it will provide a good insight and an individual treatment strategy is prepared as part of an integrated approach to restoring your vitality and health.
Goals that can be achieve through the use of complementary medicine
As symptoms manifest differently in each person, a holistic approach encompassing biological, physical and emotional components needs to taken into consideration. Therefore, treatment is individually tailored and is based on the premise that the individual contributes to their own healing processes by ensuring balance is maintained in their life.
These will result in an understanding of the importance of balance in your life ultimately leading to:-
Modalities utilized in your individual treatment approach may include:-
- Taking control of your health
- Identifying, reducing and managing the effects of stress in your life
- Increasing energy levels
- Focusing on strengthening your immune system
- Emphasizing the importance of diet and exercise leading to weight loss.
Naturopaths employ a variety of natural remedies designed to support and strengthen the body’s own innate healing process.
Managing your specific health needs may include lifestyle and dietary modification along side a health program including any of the following complementary treatments:
Herbal medicine is recognized by the World Health Organisation and is by far the most widespread form of medicine used worldwide. Scientific research continues to validate the efficacy of herbal medicine.
Mineral therapy is aimed at restoring and balancing the body’s mineral status. Areas of deficiency or increased needs are identified, allowing low dose mineral supplementation to be prescribed.
Homoeopathy is based on the principle that ‘like cures like’ that is, a substance that is capable of producing symptoms in a healthy person, is also capable of removing similar symptoms in an unwell person.
Homoeopathy is natural, safe, inexpensive and great for use with infants and toddlers.
Nutritional Medicine & Diet
Stress, pollution, lifestyle and genetic factors play a major role in increasing the body’s demand for certain nutrients. Health and healing are incomplete unless we have a biochemical balance through good diet.
Poor eating habits and modern food production techniques can result in dietary imbalances, which can contribute to a reduction in the body’s capacity to function efficiently.
Re-evaluating and implementing new positive lifestyle strategies are discussed in order to facilitate a return to health, well-being and general outlook towards life.
What conditions can be helped by Natural Therapies
Naturopathy may be used to effectively treat a wide range acute and chronic health conditions these include: -
- Physical & Emotional Wellbeing
Anxiety, chronic fatigue, depression, insomnia, stress.
Allergies, arthritis, fibromyalgia, high cholesterol, hypertension, obesity, type 2 diabetes.
Bloating, candida, colitis, constipation, diarrohea, indigestion, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), reflux, ulcers.
Andropause, chronic fatigue and ongoing stress, infertility, prostatitis.
Bronchitis, colds, coughs, ear infections, flu, hayfever, rhinitis, sinusitis, recurring sore throats.
Recurrent infections due to lowered immunity
Candida, chronic fatigue, glandular fever, urinary tract infections.
Acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, urticaria
Insomnia, consistent waking throughout the night, poor quality sleep patterns leading to a feeling of tiredness on waking.
Chronic fatigue and ongoing stress, endometriosis, hormonal imbalance, hot flushes, infertility, menstrual irregularity, menopause, painful periods, Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), post-menstrual tension (PMT).
Consultations by appointment only.
EFTPOS facilities are available for your convenience.
Insurance Rebates are available from most health funds.